This is by far one of the most unique and amazing photos in my personal collection, I can’t begin to tell you how intriguing this is to me…..the story this tells just screams out for more research. Eleanor Roosevelt is in the center of the photo with her Chow? Was this a Red Cross […]
YOU ARE VISITING THE CHOW CURIOSITIES CATEGORY
"Curiouser and Curiouser!" said Alice......coined by Lewis Carroll in Alice in Wonderland in 1865. When researching the worlds most ancient breed, you are bound to come across many strange and wonderful (and even some bizarre) curosities and "believe it or not" moments which I will post in this amusing category.
CIRCA 1914 – AN OFFICER IN FIGHTING KIT HOLDING HIS PET DOG, A CHOW CHOW, ON BOARD THE HMS OAK © IWM (Q 18067) Courtesy the Imperial War Museum….these three stunning photos of navy men with their chow mascots on board ship during WW1. I have a number of photos from this era of “wartime chows” that […]
When I first saw this amazing line drawing depicting a chow, little did I know the political messages embedded in this cartoon until I read the “explanation” by the author. Of course I then had to find out a little something about what “Picture Telegraphy” was all about and learned SO much by reading this […]