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 […]
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.
1925 Cartoon – The Beans family and a Chow puppy – Coolidge inspired no doubt
I love this cartoon which surely must be referencing President Calvin Coolidge’s Boston Terrier “Beans” with the chow puppy representing the new Chow arrival in the Whitehouse , Tiny Tim. The President and his wife Grace, from 1923-1929 had a cornucopia of beloved pets accompanying them on a daily basis…and even on their vacations! READ MORE […]
Chow Chow Hutte in Oberstdorf Germany
These postcards in my personal collection are all from the Chow Chow Hutte located in Oberstdorf Germany in what looks to be in a very sweet location in the Austrian mountains. All I have are postcards with dates ranging between 1954 and 1970 so this beautiful lodge could have been in business longer. I would […]