“Joyful, joyful, joyful – as only dogs know how to be happy with only the autonomy of their shameless spirit…” ― Pablo Neruda SOURCE WIKIPEDIA -Ricardo Eliécer Neftalí Reyes Basoalto (12 July 1904 – 23 September 1973), better known by his pen name and, later, legal name Pablo Neruda, was a Chilean poet-diplomat and politician. Neruda became known as a poet […]
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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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The above photo is antique and in my private collection. I did a bit of restoration work on this 8×10 press photo to remove some scratches and “noise”. The woman, Hazel Glab,was a flamboyant flapper, whose husband, John, died under mysterious circumstances June 18, 1928, at 12744 Ventura Blvd., in Studio City. Murder charges […]
Circa 1935 Famous American Illustrator Cleanthe Carr and one of her half dozen Chows, “Kubla Khan”. In 1937 Cleanthe and her chows were showcased in Life Magazine pictured at their “wedding”. The couple were soon blessed with a cream and honey-colored baby according to the LIFE article. Also see one of her illustrations in the […]