Category: animals

Cast-silver writing utensil box made by Wenzel Jamnitzer, c. 1560-1570.

(Via JSTOR)

Vintage glass straws with hand-blown animals made in Germany.

Can Animals Commit Crimes?

fro Historia Civilis

Photographs from the Los Angeles Alligator Farm amusement park, circa 1910s – 1920s.

(Images via the Los Angeles Public Library)

Insect illustrations, Japan, 19th century.

Insect collections from the Essig Museum of Entomology, University of California, Berkeley.

(Via the SFO Museum.)

Original Catfluencer: How a Victorian Artist’s Feline Fixation Gave Us the Internet Cat

“Pomp Charivari”, or a decorative hunter’s chain made with silver charms, coins, deer antlers, eagle’s claw, and other animal horns and teeth, southern Germany, late 19th – early 20th century.

Chalkware cat made by the Universal Statuary Corporation, 1960s.

Haviland “Sea Life” china patterns, circa 1870s-1880s.