Category: Animals

Snakes on a Train, 1926

You know those lives that people used to have – like Boy’s Own Annuals come to life, with adventure being one of the essential criteria of their job description? The kind of people who...

Spratt’s Dog Cakes, 1895

I enjoy the bold use of space and sense of minimalism in this advert for Spratt’s “Meat Fibrine” Dog Cakes. Founder James Spratt invented the idea of dog biscuits, inspired by seeing dogs on...

Plesiosaurus in a Lake, 1922

Here’s a striking little article in the Children’s Newspaper from May 1922. This is it in its entirety: “Eleven dynamite cartridges were exploded in the South American lake where the plesiosaurus was said to...