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Digital Download "Achiote" Illustration (c.1855) - Instant Download Printable - thirdshift
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Digital Download "Achiote" Illustration (c.1855) - Instant Download Printable


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Achiote Illustration...

This digital book illustration is from a book that was published around 1855. The original illustration was a metal engraving, the engraver was Georges Francois Marie Gabriel.

"The Achiote (Bixa orellana) is an evergreen shrub in the Bixaceae family. It is native to the Americas and is grown mostly for the ornage dye obtained from its seeds."

This high resolution digital file book illustration is perfect for printing on paper, creating gift tags, artist trading cards, banners and garlands, greeting cards, pillows, notebooks....we know you are creative and will find lots of uses!

This file can be printed as many times as you like. Make the image smaller for cards, pendants, stickers, and tags.

Click the Add to Cart button to add this item to your shopping cart. Provide your email information, and submit your order. The download file will be available for immediate download. A link to the file will also be sent to your email address.

- 1 Instant Digital Download File "Achiote" illustration
NOTE: This is a free digital image of an actual vintage book page. It is NOT the actual printed copy - no product will be shipped to you.

- File Type: Printable Digital File in JPEG format
- File Resolution: 1-to-1 image scan at 300dpi high-resolution, 197kb file size
- Image Size: image is 947 pixels x 1600 pixels and can be resized

The image in this download may be used for personal and small-quantity commercial production, but may NOT be sold or redistributed in part or in whole in digital form and may not be claimed as your own file.


We love illustrations from vintage and antique books! Back when illustrations were drawn by hand, not using a computer program.

We also love that there are so many creative ways you can use scans of these book pages - make sure to click on the CREATIVE USES tab for some ideas.


There are many ways you can use digital scans of vintage book illustrations – both in your home decor and for your art projects.

Here are some ideas to get you started:

  • Unique Gift Wrap - Download an image and have it printed on large format paper (i.e. 11″x17″) and use the paper as unique gift wrap. You can also print the image on your home printer and use the paper for small gifts.
  • Scrapbook Paper - Incorporate the digital image into your artwork, journals, or scrapbooks.
  • Gift Cards or Tags - Resize, scale, or crop the images and use them for gift tags, greeting cards, stickers, or placecards. 
  • Home Decor - Print a color copy of the book page, frame it and hang it in your home or office.
  • Iron-On Transfers - Print the digital book page on iron-on transfer paper and create t-shirts, tote bags, napkins, and other craft ideas with fabric.

We're sure you'll find lots of uses!

What are your creative ideas for using this item? Click one of the social media sharing buttons on this page to share this product, include your creative ideas, and tag us at @thirdshift3 (or hashtag #thirdshiftvintage) so we can read and share your ideas.

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