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Photograph by Joseph Scherschel, Graham, Texas, 1955. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Blondie, the pet lion, fascinated by the water as she takes her first ride in a Chris Craft Continental inboard motorboat w. owner Charles Hipp (R) who is making sure she doesn’t have designs on taking a swim, on Possum Kingdom Lake.

Photograph by Joseph Scherschel, Graham, Texas, 1955. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Blondie, the pet lion, fascinated by the water as she takes her first ride in a Chris Craft Continental inboard motorboat w. owner Charles Hipp (R) who is making sure she doesn’t have designs on taking a swim, on Possum Kingdom Lake.

Loomis Dean: Private Floyd Humeston walking pet lion Fagen on leash at beach, 1951. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Loomis Dean: Private Floyd Humeston walking pet lion Fagen on leash at beach, 1951. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Just chillin’ here with my lion. Sup witchoo? 
Photograph by Michael Rougier. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google. 

Just chillin’ here with my lion. Sup witchoo? 

Photograph by Michael Rougier. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google. 

Hans Erni Circus Illustration 2 by sandiv999 on Flickr.

For a circus founded by the Knie family (Switzerland). Artist, Hans Erni. From Graphis Posters 1973.

Hans Erni Circus Illustration 2 by sandiv999 on Flickr.

For a circus founded by the Knie family (Switzerland). Artist, Hans Erni. From Graphis Posters 1973.

Hubert Hilscher CYRK Illustration by sandiv999 on Flickr.

From a series of posters for the Polish Circus. Artist, Hubert Hilscher. From Graphis Posters 1973.

Check out this post on Aqua-Velvet for more.

Hubert Hilscher CYRK Illustration by sandiv999 on Flickr.

From a series of posters for the Polish Circus. Artist, Hubert Hilscher. From Graphis Posters 1973.

Check out this post on Aqua-Velvet for more.

Tiger Emerging from Bamboo. Katayama Yokoku, Japan, late 18th century. Source: Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

Tiger Emerging from Bamboo. Katayama Yokoku, Japan, late 18th century. Source: Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

Erik Stockmarr Circus Illustration by sandiv999 on Flickr.

Poster for Circus Benneweis (Denmark). Artist, Erik Stockmarr. From Gebrauchsgraphik Nol 7, 1955. Blogged at Aqua-Velvet.

Erik Stockmarr Circus Illustration by sandiv999 on Flickr.

Poster for Circus Benneweis (Denmark). Artist, Erik Stockmarr. From Gebrauchsgraphik Nol 7, 1955. Blogged at Aqua-Velvet.

otherstuffmykidloves:

Into the Ark by Marjorie Hartwell ~ Frankin Watts, 1945 

otherstuffmykidloves:

Into the Ark by Marjorie Hartwell ~ Frankin Watts, 1945 

centuriespast:

Saint Jerome and the LionARTIST: Master I.B. with a BirdDATE: c. 1509MEDIUM: WoodcutDIMENSIONS: 11 5/8 x 8 5/8 in. (29.53 x 21.91 cm) (image)CREATION PLACE: Europe, Italy.
Minneapolis Institute of Arts

centuriespast:

Saint Jerome and the Lion
ARTIST: Master I.B. with a Bird
DATE: c. 1509
MEDIUM: Woodcut
DIMENSIONS: 11 5/8 x 8 5/8 in. (29.53 x 21.91 cm) (image)
CREATION PLACE: Europe, Italy.

Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Photograph by Joseph Scherschel, Graham, Texas, 1955. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Blondie, the pet lion, patiently allows her owner Charles Hipp to pour Tide detergent on her pelt which she loves to lick off & gulp down during her combination bath & shower, at home.

Sorry to apply my early-twenty-first-century worldview on the Fifties, but wouldn’t that kind of be poisonous?

Photograph by Joseph Scherschel, Graham, Texas, 1955. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Blondie, the pet lion, patiently allows her owner Charles Hipp to pour Tide detergent on her pelt which she loves to lick off & gulp down during her combination bath & shower, at home.

Sorry to apply my early-twenty-first-century worldview on the Fifties, but wouldn’t that kind of be poisonous?