With a little bit of modern-day editing, I’ve turned a vintage black and white wreath image into a Christmas wreath. It’s from an 1870 text that discussed a number of authors, including Shakespeare. The simple page spacer image now looks as if it was from a book that included water-colored illustrations.
It’s a bit on the small side but hopefully pretty enough to add to a larger work. It is a bit unusual for a Christmas wreath drawing in that it features acorns and oak leaves but I think that’s what makes it so interesting. I thought the acorns looked a bit like lights too.
This image is copyright free and in the public domain anywhere that extends copyrights 70 years after death or at least 120 years after publication when the original illustrator is unknown.