In my browsing travels, I came across the site of Exceedingly Curious, and loved what was there. [I've added the link to my sidebar.] Lots of lovely scans of an Ingalls embroidery transfer catalogue from 1886, all beautifully scanned and shared for all of us stitchers. There's animals and children, flowers galore, and monograms. Such sharing warms the cockles, it does.
Here's one I found appealing, I thought this would look lovely on a needlecase: