Item 2 - The Pet Dog

Everyone's Favorite Gift

“The Pet Dog” from Pamela Chandler Colman, Children’s Annual: A Christmas and Every-Day Book for 1853. New York: Samuel Raynor, 1853. 

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A delightful engraving of a boy wrapped up in the warm comfort of his dog. By the 1850’s, Christmas was fast becoming a popular American holiday, and images like this one would immediately appeal to both parents and children, key consumers of holiday gift books.

Adopted by Susan Branson for Zoe

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