“In Shetland they start knitting early; Little Chrissie Cheyne is wearing a knitting belt. ‘Girl with Cat,’ J. Peterson, 1939-46, © Shetland Museum, Lerwick, Shetland, #P03602.” From Principles Of Knitting.com, surely their first C.O. reference. Sent in by Arne.
Johnny Cash with kitteh: unknown source and year.
“Joseph Wright of Derby. Two Girls Dressing a Kitten by Candlelight. c. 1768-70.” Michael S. says “Stumbled across this while searching for candlelit paintings. Seems about right for Cute Overload- possibly Flashback Friday?”
Let’s take ‘er back to 2011- when Bub was adopted– this is her second day home with her new
hoomin can opener. GOOD JOB, BUB!
..yes we do! Rolling Stone Keith Richards (above) and Paul McCartney (below) as seen on Blog.Piktureplanet.com.
To give you an idea of how old this photo is…President Lincoln was still a year away from taking office! “1860: A canine amateur photographer.” From Vintage Everyday!
“1890: Children of the Klondike area of Yukon Territory, Canada, sitting with their dog by a street sign.” From Vintage Everyday.
“Washington, D.C., circa 1915. ‘Miss Catherine L. Littauer. Dog show.’ Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.” (Shorpy.)
Remember that TV commercial from back in the day (1976, the Bicentennial, yo) where the little chuck wagon came blasting out of the dog food bag? I could never understand how it got IN there in the first place.
And this one from six years earlier- notice the wagon goes RIGHT INTO the cabinet doors and vanishes. That confounded me too.