Above and below, find my restored versions of 2 wonderful RPPCs (or real photo post cards) which I recently had to do some negotiating to obtain them. The originals are the last image you see below. They were both taken after President Coolidge and his wife Grace had retired to Northampton Massachusetts with their favorite […]
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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 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. […]
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. […]