Its always such a treat to discover I have more than one snippet or photo of a person with their chows. I had the actual article above in my albums for years, then as I was paging through looking for something else I realized I also had an autographed postcard of the actress with […]
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It is amazing how many of the rich and famous... from silent films, to politics, and socialites adored their chows. The breed was quite the status symbol in America from the turn of the century through the 1940's and many stars even showed chows.
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This was an unexpected find in a 1912 newspaper, which was part of an ad for the WHITE SELF STARTING ROADSTER. Sitting pretty with a chow owned by Edward L. Pretorius of the St. Louis Times is vaudeville actress Grace La Rue!. Below I cropped in closer to show a bit more detail. A beautiful […]
The stunning 8×10 original studio photo of actress Margaret Perry with her chow I acquired fairly recently. It was torn in a few places and had yellowed in blotches but to date this is the only one I have ever seen. I did some restoration work on it and am excited to now have a […]