Skip to product information
1 of 9


1800s Lithograph Print Advertisements Set 6 Fashion Beauty Household [23 Images]

1800s Lithograph Print Advertisements Set 6 Fashion Beauty Household [23 Images]

Regular price $2.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $2.00 USD
Sale Sold out
Tax included.


Lithographic printing was invented in the late 18th century, and by the mid-19th century, it had become a popular method of printing for advertising.

Lithography is a printing process in which an image is drawn onto a flat stone or metal plate with a greasy substance such as a lithographic crayon or ink. The plate is then chemically treated to create areas that attract ink and areas that repel ink. When the plate is printed onto paper, the ink adheres only to the areas that attract it, creating a high-quality image.

The advantages of lithography for advertising were many. It allowed for the production of high-quality, full-color images that could be reproduced quickly and cheaply. This made it possible for advertisers to produce large quantities of printed materials such as posters, handbills, and trade cards, which could be distributed widely to promote their products.

In the 1800s, lithographic printing played an important role in the growth of American consumer culture. Advertisements for everything from patent medicines to clothing to household goods were printed using lithography, and the colorful and eye-catching images helped to make products more appealing to consumers.

Image Specifications

All images in this download are 3500px on the longest side @300ppi in .jpg

How to Download

You can download the files directly through the order confirmation page. You will also receive a confirmation email containing a link to your download.

If the email does not appear in your inbox, be sure to also check your promotions, spam, or other folders.

Build your digital collection of printable art!

  • Wall Art Prints
  • Home Decor
  • Clothing & Apparel
  • Ephemera
  • Paper Crafts
  • Junk Journaling
  • Scrapbooking
  • Education

The possibilities are endless!


All shop items are available for personal or commercial use on physical products. These files have been extensively restored, reworked, and modified; thus, they are not permitted to be resold in any digital format regardless of file type, additional modifications, or permutations. 

View full details