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Sit It Down: 1931

Sit It Down: 1931

Washington, D.C., 1931. "Woman with donkey in taxicab." For anyone who's ever been instructed to "get your a__ over here RIGHT NOW," here's one possible solution. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

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Warning Signs

Let's see: ears back, eyes narrowed ... I think someone's hat is about to be eaten.

The woman's spiffy attire and the donkey's snazzy tack suggest that this may have been a publicity shot for a vaudeville act.

The sign

behind the taxi indicates that the beast is there for a visit to the vet. The beauty is well dressed to be herding equines.

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