Cast-silver writing utensil box made by Wenzel Jamnitzer, c. 1560-1570.
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 collections from the Essig Museum of Entomology, University of California, Berkeley.
“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.