“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.”
“A policeman in 1925 stopping traffic for a mother cat carrying her kitten in her mouth. Photo: Harry Warnecke/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images.” (Vintag.es.)
“OK m’am- take your time. Don’t worry, they can’t see you- only you can see them. One-way glass, y’see. Give each suspect a good, long look. Which of ’em snatched your purse?”
(“Washington, D.C., 1927. ‘NO CAPTION (puppies).’ Where’s Harry Frees when you need him? Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. ” –Shorpster.)
“The Duke (1894 to 1972) and Duchess, (1896 to 1986) of Windsor with Dizzy by, Dorothy Wilding, 1955″ (Mashable.)
“May 1943. ‘Woman and her dog in the Harlem section.’ Medium format negative by Gordon Parks for the Office of War Information.” –Shorpy McShorpersons.
“Hello Cute Overload, here’s a photo of myself on the right, sister Cindy in the middle holding our cat Faux Pas and sister Karen on the left back in 1964. Then the bottom photo is Faux Pas and me back in 1976. I’m 16 and she’s 14. Faux Pas lived to be 18. She was one of the ‘girls.’ Love your website. It brings me joy every time I look at it. Be good and take care, Heidi H.”
1er Mars 1931, Paris. Photo © Ministère de la Culture – Médiathèque du Patrimoine, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais/André Kertész. Soumis par Vajda.