Deconstructed: 14 Textures from a 19th Century German Bible

June 23 , 2011

These super hi-res vintage textures come from a gorgeous 1880s German Bible that has been wrapped up and in storage for over 30 years. Most of these images are about 3500 pixels wide, and over 5000 pixels tall, so they will scale to most any print project you can imagine.

Backstory

The source of these textures is really quite beautiful. My dad found this bible in someone’s attic over 30 years ago and it has been wrapped in plastic ever since. I was honored and surprised that he unwrapped it and lent it to me so that I could use it as a resource. To him I give a big thank you. I’m pleased to share these textures with all of you, and I hope you find some great uses for them. Enjoy!

valleys in the vinyl german bible texture pack 01
valleys in the vinyl german bible texture pack 02
valleys in the vinyl german bible texture pack 03
valleys in the vinyl german bible texture pack 04
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valleys in the vinyl german bible texture pack 06
valleys in the vinyl german bible texture pack 07
valleys in the vinyl german bible texture pack 08
valleys in the vinyl german bible texture pack 09
valleys in the vinyl german bible texture pack 10
valleys in the vinyl german bible texture pack 11
valleys in the vinyl german bible texture pack 12
valleys in the vinyl german bible texture pack 13
valleys in the vinyl german bible texture pack 14

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  • Gary Schmieding

    Wow, you must have been busy last night. Glad you’re enjoying it.

  • http://www.designerist.ch Designerist

    Hi Dustin, thanks a lot for sharing this treasure. I’ve not yet a pay pal account but soon will fix this and next time send you some support $.

  • Sue Schmieding

    What a priceless treasure you have. I’m sure there will be lots of feedback coming your way on this one.

  • http://www.brittaburrus.com Britta

    awesome. thanks!

  • http://tobi-dawne.com/ Tobi-Dawne

    Oh Em Gee!!! Absolutely outstanding!
    Thank you for these. Gorgeous. Truly gorgeous!

  • Roberta

    Beautiful. I will definitely use these. Great work!

  • http://www.hopeink.etsy.com emily hope

    these are gorgeous. thank you!

  • http://www.suruha-freespirit.com Su Hall

    Such a gorgeous old book! Thank you for sharing it with us!

    Su

  • http://seewhatsuesaw.blogspot.com Sue

    These textures are awesome! Thank you! :)

  • http://www.bleidu.com/keyspacedesign/ Rose

    Beautiful textures! I’m just itching to use them! :)

    So glad I found this site!

  • http://www.maiconweb.com Maicon Sobczak

    Very useful collection. Congratulations for the work.

  • http://www.melissademing.com Melissa Deming

    WOW – this is amazing! thank you!

  • http://www.everybodyelse.etsy.com Melody

    Gorgeous! Thanks for sharing!

  • http://cargocollective.com/kessbd Kess BD

    So pretty.

  • http://www.gentletouchportraits.com Lorelei

    Thank you so very much. What an amazing opportunity to get old, meaningful images