Victorian Clip Art – Old Woman who Lived in a Shoe

Victorian Clip Art - Old Woman who Lived in a Shoe - The Graphics Fairy

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This is from the cover of a Victorian Children’s Book, it’s from the Classic Nursery Rhyme, “There was an Old Woman…“. So fun! I think it’s interesting that the children all appear to be the same age in the picture!!


  1. It is a beautiful image thank you!

    She does look like she needs something to calm her nerves. LOL

  2. No thanks! LOL! Maybe I was a weird kid, but I can’t begin to tell you how traumatizing I found this image to be when I was just a smitch. Come to think of it, I’m still a weird kid –AND I’m still pretty careful when it comes to putting on my shoes. Switch or no switch, I wouldn’t want to step on anyone.

  3. It’s the end of Summer vacation and I totally know where this lady is coming from!

  4. It’s frightening that I am so unobservant. Why didn’t I notice, as you did, that the childen were all the same age? That’s a mystery!
    If the rhyme didn’t say that “she had so many children she didn’t know what to do”, I would suspect she had an unlicensed nursery school in her shoe.

  5. Beautiful! Awesome!

  6. She looks like she is ready to commit child abuse.

  7. Anonymous says:

    …not a pretty picture…..

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