Let me whisk you back in time to the Mineola Dog show , June 1926. A rare Chow time capsule indeed!! To an archivist, there is nothing quite so heartpounding as taking a faded moment in time, and bringing it to life through restoration. I felt a bit like Marty McFly in the movie […]
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Rare are the images found of exhibitors showing their dogs pre 1900 when the personal camera or "Brownie" came onto the scene. Prior to then, the camera exposures were so long that impromptu images taken at shows were pretty much out of the question. So different from today where throngs of digital photographers are snapping and selling dog show "candids" to their happy clients. You will find a variety of subjects in this category that i hope give a feel for what it would be like being at a dog show of yesteryear.
Circa 1929 – Mrs Goodwin with her brace of blue chows. According to the article the dog to the right was purchased for close to $10,000.00 . Reportedly the only blue brace in America and possibly the world. The 1920’s into the 1930s brought great interest in the blue chows as novelty color, but the […]
TTTHE This very interesting article announcing the Southern Chow Chow Club’s 6th annual regional chow specialty show, interviews club president Mrs Baer of Baltimore Maryland . A trophy is being offered promoting more blue and black chow breedings. The last name will be very familiar to many east coasters of the United States, as […]