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Animal Call: 1914

Animal Call: 1914

1914. "Puppy dressed as a woman, standing on chair to use telephone." Rover can sit, stay and speak, but can she gossip? Photo by Harry W. Frees. View full size.

 

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Consistent

Whether an olde shot like this charmer or a modern version, so many times the poor animals look just a tad embarrassed.

Better than taxidermy

Some Edwardians would have stuffed her in this pose. Dogs like to work; hope this pup is more trained in the tradition of William Wegman and his photos than bad sad dog acts. She looks young and possibly restrained, though.

The Look!

The dog looks like he wants a little phone privacy or to have these ridiculous clothes removed.

Trying to find the words

Mondo bizarro!

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