Vintage landscape: pin-able

Sorry about this, but I couldn’t resist. It’s just some mid-week silliness.

Gardening puppy, c. 1914, by Harry Whitter Frees, via Library of Congress“Watering the flowers,” c. 1914, by Harry Whittier Frees, via Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division (both photos).

Oh, go ahead and click that button.

Frees, an American photographer, began taking posed pictures of animals in 1906.  They soon became popular on novelty postcards and calendars and in advertisements, magazines, and children’s books. (More here.)

Gardening kittens, c. 1914, by Harry Whittier Frees, via Library of Congress“Planting time.”