“Washington, D.C. “Dog Show, 1915. Mrs. Blanche Strebeigh Bonaparte.” Dog owner Mrs. B. (this girl’s mother) was married to Jerome Bonaparte, great-grandnephew of Napoleon. Harris & Ewing glass negative.” (Shorpy McShorpersons.)
Gonna need a step stool for THIS doggeh. Photo details and year unknown, from Live Laugh Do, a Smedley find.
“Miss Mary E. Patton. Washington Dog Show, 1915. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.” From Shorpy.
Clearly, as these Vintage.es photos show,
diamonds doggehs are a girl’s best friend.
[‘SCUSE me, sir- um, before you blast whoever you’re gonna blast- it’s 17:00- how about my chow?]
Outstanding photo of “Soldier and cat, 1940″ is from Reddit, and I wish I could claim the headline, but it was provided by Arne.
For this edition of Flashback Friday, we feature “Petey” from the famous “Our Gang” movies. Taken from the 1932 episode “The Pooch.”
A Smedley find.
“Pet Koala drinks from a spoon, circa 1900, photographer F. Davey, Australia.” (Arne saw this on Reddit.)
“Thurston Hopkins: ‘La Dolce Vita,’ Knightsbridge, London, 1953.” Vajda saw this on British Photography.org.
The screen legend would have been 86 Monday. Portia C. sent us these photos and said “You know that on May 4th will be Audrey Hepburn’s birthday, shopping with her pet fawn Pippin (Ip for short) in Beverly Hills, circa 1958.”