Chows were a popular breed to be chosen as “spokes models” for ads aimed at the breeder, exhibitor, kennel manager and were most often found in all breed publications tailored to the dog show crowd. Dog World and Dog News were among the most respected pre 1960’s publications. I will be adding many more ads […]
From beer to oranges to toothpaste…..Chows were used extensively in product advertising and promotion from the early 1900’s through the 1950’s. These canines with such an exotic appearance were viewed as the breed of socialites and movie stars, so they made the obvious choice for a warm and fuzzy soft sell. Some stars were pictured with their own Chow companions in ads.
THIS RARE ART GEM IN MY PRIVATE COLLECTION IS BY THE RENOWNED SATURDAY EVENING POST ILLUSTRATOR JACK MURRAY In the 1940s-50’s, the Gordon Bread Company was a busy,well-established, Los Angeles-based bakery company with a 1920s-era manufacturing facility on Santa Barbara Avenue (known today as Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard), just southwest of downtown. The company […]
Just when you thought you saw it all!!!! 1938 Chow dog hosiery color advertisement. This is such a gorgeous example of how the breed was still in full swing as a favorite both as fashion accessory and companion. I love love LOVE this ad!!! THE ADVERTISEMENT READS CHOW…The spirited NEW Vanity Fair Hosiery Color The […]