Circa 1920s-1930s MY-CHOW antique dog and cat food can This treasure is one of the most unique labels I’ve come across featuring a Chow in the graphic design. The charming drawing is on both sides of the can with an additional chow head silhouette on the back My research of both the can and printing method […]
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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.
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 […]
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 […]