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Entitled: "Swinging" shows two kittens wearing clothes on a swing. Harry Whittier Frees (1879 - 1953)

Entitled: 'Swinging' shows two kittens wearing clothes on a swing. Harry Whittier Frees (1879 - 1953)


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Entitled: "Swinging" shows two kittens wearing clothes on a swing. Harry Whittier Frees (1879 - 1953)

Entitled: "Swinging" shows two kittens wearing clothes on a swing. Harry Whittier Frees (1879 - 1953) was an American photographer who photographed live animals dressed and posed in human situations with props. His animal photos were featured on post card Entitled: "Swinging" shows two kittens wearing clothes on a swing. Harry Whittier Frees (1879 - 1953) was an American photographer who photographed live animals dressed and posed in human situations with props. His animal photos were featured on post cards, calendars, books, advertising materials, and articles for "Woman's World" and "Child Life" magazines. In addition, he wrote the stories to accompany his pictures for the books and magazines He was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, in 1879, after which his family moved to Oaks, Pennsylvania, where he did his famous works. On the choice of cats for his photos Frees states in in his book Animal Land on the Air: "Rabbits are the easiest to photograph in costume, but incapable of taking many human parts. Puppies are tractable when rightly understood, but the kitten is the most versatile animal actor, and possesses the greatest variety of appeal. The pig is the most difficult to deal with, but effective on occasion." In the 1940s, he moved to Florida, where he battled cancer, but ended up committing suicide in 1953. Photographed by Frees, June 24, 1914

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Media ID 33364832

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1914 20th Century Animal Bizarre Companion Cute Domestic Domesticated Dressed Funny Human Humor Humorous Humour Kitsch Kitten Mammal Playing Portrait Portraiture Posed Quirky Silly Strange Swing Unusual Weird


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