Tuesday, January 12, 2010

“I take occasion to give my personal assurance that all pictures appearing in this book are photographed from life. The difficulties encountered in posing kittens and puppies for pictures of this kind have been overcome only by the exercise of great patience and invariable kindness.”

In the early 20th century, Harry Whittier Frees created a booming business in novelty postcards, posing animals in human situations, including props and sets.

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