The Chow Chow was not only a popular companion and show dog from the early 1900’s through the 1940’s, they were considered a status symbol by cinema stars, politicians, royalty and socialites . The breed graced the covers of many magazines ranging from Life Magazine to dog show publications such as Dog World and […]
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.
Many of the cards, postcards and RPPC in this collection are from a variety of donations to the archives, including my own collection. Please let me know if you have any you would like to share via high resolution scan. Credit given on each submission (ie. Collection of….) Lu
Some of the most celebrated kennels and stud dogs in Chow breed history were advertising in the CLASSIFIEDS in the world’s top publications. Included were COUNTRY HOME ILLUSRATED, HOUSE AND GARDEN and THE DOG NEWS. You may recognize many of these celebrated names of both kennel and chows, generations back in your own chow pedigrees. […]