The pages from this incredibly rare book from 1907 called Melbourne Sporting Library I purchased from a private seller recently and am so pleased to have found them in pristine condition. I left the pages in their original sepia tones (no color adjustments) as I love to see the patina on such perfectly preserved documents. […]
Circa 1975 Bookplate by Swiss animal artist Willy E. Bär. This lovely watercolor features both a red and black chow. Such a pretty rendering of our breed. This print was purchased from Amsterdam and is in my private collection.
HONDENRASSEN (The Breeds Of Dog) by H. A. Graaf Van Bylandt, These 8 chow pages come from a first edition 1904 of this extremely rare hardback dog book, with each of 2 volumes containing about 800 pages! The chow pages are from VOLUME 2. Each book boasts hundreds of stunning illustrations and photographs of the […]
Circa 1976- Russian artist Dmitry Zhilinsky created a self-portrait based on a specific event from his personal life. “At the artist’s house in Novobutakovo, a car hit his chow dog, nicknamed Chan. In the picture, Zhilinsky portrayed himself at night half-naked with a dead animal in his arms. In the opening of the gate, there […]
Just when I think I have every press photo imaginable of the Coolidge family and their chows, another one comes along to delight me!!! The image being very old and yellowed as well as blurry took some serious restoration work to bring out the details of the Chow etc, but I think you can now […]