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Halloween Dogs


WHEN IT COMES TO antique Halloween postcards the cat is the animal that really holds the limelight (for obvious reasons). However, look around and you will discover a few dogs being pursued, harassed and troubled by Jack-o’-lanterns, witches and the ubiquitous black cat. It is most probable that the earliest exploitation of Halloween in American [...]

October 6th, 2010 | Posted in Postcards & Paper,Vintage Dogs | Read More »

Picture the Dog – Antique Dog Photographs

Dog pushing pram photo

I CLEARLY REMEMBER the first old photograph of a dog that captured my heart and sparked my dog picture collecting interest.  It was a real photo postcard (RPPC) of a dog so similar to a dog of my own I was astounded. It was as if Ed (my dog) had a secret life! The photo [...]

September 13th, 2010 | Posted in Dog Photos,Featured Dogs,Postcards & Paper | Read More »

The Poodle and the Bear


One of the great things about collecting antique dog postcards is finding sets, particularly when you have the dog set-up in an unusual manner. It is a real thrill, coming across other images from the same weird or bizarre photo shoot. I have discovered the images in this article over the past two years. The [...]

September 9th, 2010 | Posted in Poodle,Postcards & Paper,Vintage Dogs | Read More »

Louis Wain the man who drew … DOGS!


WITHOUT A DOUBT LOUIS WAIN was one of England’s most visible artists to straddle the Victorian-Edwardian era. His anthropomorphic cats gaily strolled about the countryside, played golf and took their lessons with scholarly aplomb, but fans are often not aware that Wain had intended to make his living from drawing dogs. Indeed some of Wain’s [...]

September 6th, 2010 | Posted in Artists & Illustrators,Postcards & Paper | Read More »

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