1907 POSTCARD MILTON KENNEL SERIES 594 How could I not add this unusual depiction of a “chow” to my collection? It shows just how varied the descriptions were of the breed back in the late 1800’s-early 1900’s when the “Standard” had only just been written in England. Chows were described by travelers and writers with […]
YOU ARE VISITING THE CHOW EPHEMERA CATEGORY
As a graphic designer, I find myself fascinated by the endless array of vintage paper items that can be collected. A bonus is they don't take up much room, however a negative side to paper collectibles is their longevity is short lived (definition of ephemera). Enter.... digital archiving...where old meets new! In this category you will find articles about postcards, stamps, magazine covers and clippings, trade cards etc.
This is such an unusual trade card I simply had to have it for the ChowTales archives . I was actually surprised no one else was bidding on this unique piece of smooth chow ephemera (my lucky day) !! The chow in this photo reminds me SO much of the smooth chow pictured below from […]
I recently acquired this darling hand-tinted Christmas card dated 1935 inside. It was printed in England with the text inside “All lined up to wish you a Merry Christmas”. The card was signed under the printed text from an Aunt and Uncle. I had not seen this card previously in all my years of collecting […]