One of my favorite side collections that branched off from my vintage Chow searches is “foodie” themed. Antique Chow Chow relish labels (aka Piccalilli in England) are fun for me to collect because they will look great in a collage frame in my CHOWTIME themed kitchen. I’m working on putting that together this winter. As […]
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.
I’m still pinching myself and can’t believe I was able to purchase this very rare, 1941 calendar page featuring a chow but none other than the well known canine artist Will Rannells. Mr. Rannells was know for his many LIFE magazine covers as well as other magazines. His dogs were mostly well dressed with […]
Circa 1940 Postcard from France by Germaine Bouret This absolutely charming postcard was sent to me in a message by a ChowTales follower Filippo Gianola who also adds the following information below. Thank you so very much Filippo for sharing this rare beauty with us!! “It is interesting to watch the work of this designer […]