is an independently owned stock image and publishing company
in Maine offering images and content spanning from the Victorian
era through the 1960s. We
work with individuals, advertising firms, designers, businesses
of all sizes and wholesale product manufacturers seeking high
quality images and content.
the owner of Hillstock was initially inspired by her grandmother's
collection of Victorian "scraps" and ephemera that
she has collected throughout the course of her lifetime. Averyl
thought that others would cherish and enjoy images of the past
for use in their creative projects. She continues to add to
Hillstock's growing collection by attending estate sales where
she purchases period ephemera sources found in old attics and
forgotten basement boxes.
doesn't want to simply make a living; she wants to pass along
the innocence and magic that modern society craves. She draws
upon her Master of Science in Counseling- her formal training
included the use of art therapy to influence moods. With her
background and sharp eye she selects images, articles and recipes
to evoke nostalgia, happiness and peace.
back to the community has always been a practice for Hillstock.
We have sponsored cages at our local animal shelters, were a
national corporate sponsor of Toys for Tots in 2005, have volunteered
with and donated art to the Scarborough, Maine Veterans Home,
the historic Victoria Mansion and contributed to other worthwhile