Early photos of animals in human situations

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Animals in human situations from 1910's

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American photographer Harry Whittier Frees created novelty postcards and children's books based on his photographs of animals. This collection from 1914 features animals dressed and posed as human with props. Frees may have actually been one of the pioneers of the 'LOLcat’ phenomenon.

(Photography by Harry Whittier Frees/Library of Congress)

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