Tag Archives: Dogs

1371: The Strangest Duel

The strangest duel I ever met with, was one fought Between a dog and a man in the year 1371, in the presence of King Charles V of France… A Gentleman of the Court was supposed to have murdered another, … Continue reading

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17th Century: The Dog-Headed Saint

In Eastern Christian Orthodox iconography, Saint Christopher sometimes appears with the head of a dog. As a consummate outsider who would become the patron saint of travellers, Christopher came to be associated with tales of far-flung peoples who blurred the … Continue reading

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1927: The Pat, Pat, Pat of the Sleepy Sheep

From Katherine Morris Lester’s Great Pictures and Their Stories, Book Three (1927): Picture Study is rapidly becoming an imĀ­portant factor in our public school education. “Nearly every progressive city,” says the Bureau of Education, Washington, D.C., “is making use of … Continue reading

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3rd Century BC: Dog

Dog Vessel: Colima, Mexico (200 B.C. – A.D. 500) (source)

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1939: Dog Fight

Bill Traylor: Untitled (Dog Fight with Writing) (c. 1939-40) (source) Bill Trylor Bill Tralor Bill Traylor This Dryling Was Done By Bill Tralor old man 85 years old

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1807: The Westwood Children

Joshua Johnson: The Westwood Children (c. 1807)

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1903: Little Red Riding Hood and Friends

Illustrations from W. W. Denslow’s 1903 series of picture books: Little Red Riding Hood, Denslow’s Humpty Dumpty, The Three Bears, Old Mother Hubbard, and House that Jack Built. Denslow is best known as the illustrator of L. Frank Baum’s The … Continue reading

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