This spectacular photo is such a treasure. Found in a collection of antique American celebrity images at an estate sale, there are a couple of notations on the photo front and back with really not much of a clue as to who this man is. On the front is handwritten Copyrighted by Harvey??? Leer??? 1908. […]
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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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Just when I think I have every press photo imaginable of the Coolidge family and their chows, another one comes along to delight me!!! The image being very old and yellowed as well as blurry took some serious restoration work to bring out the details of the Chow etc, but I think you can now […]
King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra we true devotees to the dog sport, housing dozens of popular and rare breeds in their kennels at Sandringham and attending dog shows with their Royal canines. How fortunate I was to recently purchase 2 rare articles from England, each featuring a different chow from their Royal kennels. […]