Trade cards meant to help you live around your wallpaper, not the other way around. Trade cards from the early days of the last century by M. H. Birge and Sons, a major American wallpaper firm located in Buffalo, New York.

Library. Green wallpaper with a floral frieze. 1885.
Library. Green wallpaper with a floral frieze. 1885. Image © 2019 Bolling & Company. Trade card in the public domain due to age. via https://bollingco.com/collections/m-h-birge-sons
Dining room. 1906-1907.
Dining room. 1906-1907. Image © 2019 Bolling & Company. Trade card in the public domain due to age. via https://bollingco.com/collections/m-h-birge-sons
Parlor interior. From Birge's "Decorative Suggestions," published in 1914.
Parlor interior. From Birge’s “Decorative Suggestions,” published in 1914. Image © 2019 Bolling & Company. Trade card in the public domain due to age. via https://bollingco.com/collections/m-h-birge-sons
Interior with floral wallpaper. 1906.
Interior with floral wallpaper. 1906. Postcard. In the public domain. via https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/496733033881625622/?lp=true
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Summery beach pictures not wanting to wait for June. American. Beatrice Whitney Van Ness, artist. 20th century.

"Summer Sunlight." ca. 1936.
“Summer Sunlight.” ca. 1936. Oil on canvas. Image © National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC. Fair use license. via https://wayback.archive-it.org/2972/20181115101812/http://clara.nmwa.org/index.php?g=detail&object_id=661
"Umbrellas at the Beach." No date.
“Umbrellas at the Beach.” No date. Oil on canvas. Image via Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers. Fair use license. via https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/beatrice-whitney-van-ness-american-1888-1981-um-207-c-b9bul18bm8
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“Ogunquit Beach Scene.” 1913. Oil on canvasboard. Image © Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield. Fair use license. via https://www.pinterest.com/pin/426786502158682223/?lp=true

American women all dressed up and standing in front of interesting backgrounds. Emma Fordyce MacRae, artist. Member of the Philadelphia Ten, a group of female artists.

"Roland in Red." 1926.
“Roland in Red.” 1926. Oil on board. © 1999 – 2019 SKINNER, INC. Fair use license. via https://www.skinnerinc.com/auctions/2841B/lots/439
"The Dreamer." 1928.
“The Dreamer.” 1928. Private collection. Image © 2000–2018 The Athenaeum. Fair use license. via https://www.the-athenaeum.org/art/detail.php?ID=140288
"Summer Flowers." Date unknown.
“Summer Flowers.” Date unknown. Private Collection. Image © 2000–2018 The Athenaeum. Fair use license. via https://theartstack.com/artist/emma-fordyce-macrae/summer-flowers-6

American Tiffany punch bowls from a bit back in time. Just a little different from the cut glass kind with the little cups. Must have been specially commissioned by someone, I am sure.

Punch bowl with three ladles. 1900.
Punch bowl with three ladles. Exhibited at the Paris World’s Fair of 1900. 1900. Art Nouveau in style. Glass, silver, gilding, copper and wood. Collection of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. In the public domain. via https://www.vmfa.museum/piction/6027262-49692160/
Viking punch bowl. ca. 1893.
Viking punch bowl. Exhibited at the Chicago Exposition of 1893. ca. 1893. Iron, silver, gold, and streaked ebony. Paulding Farnham, designer for Tiffany. © 2000–2019 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Fair use license. via https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/69.4/

Mountains to escape into with enough of them to cover your entire sitting room wall, painted by American landscape artist Thomas Cole (1801-1848). Founder of the Hudson River School.

"Evening in Arcady." 1843.
“Evening in Arcady.” 1843. Oil on canvas. © 2015 Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford. Fair use license. via https://www.thewadsworth.org/collection/hudson-river-school/
"View Near the Village of Catskill." 1827.
“View Near the Village of Catskill.” 1827. Oil on wood, Image © Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Fair use license. via http://www.explorethomascole.org/gallery/items/19
“Shroon Mountain, Adirondacks." 1838.
“Shroon Mountain, Adirondacks.” 1838. Oil on canvas. Image ©Cleveland Museum of Art. Fair use license. via https://www.britannica.com/art/Hudson-River-school/media/274715/5990

Women a little more exotic than the ones in the linoleum ads. Andrew Loomis, illustrator (1892-1959).

"Drink Budweiser, America's social companion." ca. 1930-1939.
“Drink Budweiser, America’s social companion.” ca. 1930-1939. ©2018 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/andrew-loomis/drink-budweiser-americas-social-companion-OHNi6vFKNJ48SlC1xkEiUw2
Woman dressed in gold. Undated.
Woman dressed in gold. Undated. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via http://www.bpib.com/illustrat/loomis.htm

American landscapes with buildings included by 20th century artist Walter Stuempfig. He painted over a thousand paintings but I like these best.

"Procession to Golgotha." Undated.
“Procession to Golgotha.” Undated. Oil on canvas. Image © 2019 Woodmere Art Museum. Fair use license. via https://woodmereartmuseum.org/explore-online/collection/procession-to-golgotha
"The Monument." 1947-1949.
“The Monument.” 1947-1949. Fair use license. via Nelson Atkins Museum https://twitter.com/nelson_atkins/status/956884177928032256
"West Wildwood, New Jersey." 1946.
“West Wildwood, New Jersey.” 1946. Oil on canvas. Image ©2019 Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Fair use license. via https://art.famsf.org/walter-stuempfig/west-wildwood-new-jersey-194812