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Cruelty To Animals – Exposed – 1860s

Examples of multi-faceted UK & US collaboration. From a time when animal abuse was just starting to receive mass-media coverage. Cruelty to Animals – “Which Are the Brutes?” by Alfred Rudolph Waud An illustration exposing cruelty to animals, published in – Harper’s Weekly, A Journal of Civilization, February 23, 1867. An item in our Ernest Bell Library – Striking artwork – produced almost 150 years ago. It would have been seen by…

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Animal Rights/ Books/ Fashion/ General/ vegan history

The Fur Industry – Some History

A grim ‘pro-fur’ item in our Ernest Bell Library. A circa 1870/1880 advertising card. Corde Viridis – thank you so much for the translation – Paul Körner Fur trader Specialty: various skin carpets with or without naturalised heads. Humans are selling the skins of animals, and we are pretty certain that the animals didn’t all die of old age. Lion, Tiger, Panther, Jaguar……. Current Prices – for skins with naturalised heads Lions skins…

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Animal Companions/ Humor/ Travel

Gandalf The Adventure Cat

Meet Gandalf The Cat. He was adopted from a downtown Seoul, South Korea animal hospital and at 8 weeks of age got started on a leash. He’s been going on adventures ever since! Gandalf doing his kitten dance😹 #catsofinstagram #catstagram #caturday #meow #bestmeow #bestoftheday #instagood #nofilter #instacat #excellent_cats #cat_features #adventurecats #campingwithcats #petstagram #petsofinstagram #pets #catfollowers #catlover #cat #catlife #cats #kitty #catoftheday #weeklyfluff #gandalf #cute #cuteness #fluffy #kitten #fuzzy A photo posted by Gandalf…

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Animal Rights/ General/ vegan history/ vegetarian history

Infant Industries – E. G. Lutz

Infant Industries – E. G. Lutz From – Life Magazine May 14, 1908. An item in our – Ernest Bell Library – please support us / help us to build & preserve our collection. Edwin George (E. G.) Lutz 1868-1946 Not much is known about E. G. Lutz’s life. Was he a plant eater? He certainly helped spread vegetarianism 100+ years ago. See another of his cartoons from 1911 at…

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