From miniature ponies at the circus, to photographing dolphins underwater, we have some more fantasic animal shots to share from the Examer’s print team!
Below, Robert Hayward, chief taxidermist of the British Museum, London, uses a dentist drill to prep a tiger’s tooth for an exhibit (1955).
BANC PIC 2006.029–PIC, Carton: P339, Folder: Hayward, M – Z
Have an extra straw?
BANC PIC 2006.029–PIC, Carton: P545, Folder: Moore, Nerice Fugate
Photographer Peter Stackpole makes a friend below (1965).
BANC PIC 2006.029–PIC, Carton: P734, Folder: Stackpole, Peter and Mrs.
“Well, moo me down!” (Actual Examiner text.) Jackie McDonald, a Carnation queen at San Francisco’s Cow Palace, poses in this 1956 shot from the Grant National Livestock Exposition.
BANC PIC 2006.029–PIC, Carton: P515, Folder: McDonald, J.
The photo below was taken in 1931, and is of Janet Ford, a screen player with two adorable circus ponies.
BANC PIC 2006.029–PIC, Carton: P253, Folder: Ford, Janet — All
The photo below is titled in its Examiner article “Hero of the Klondike.” The photo text reads “This famous huskie, Klondike Skipper, “mushed” alone through blizzards and drifts 85 miles into Dawson to summon aid for a United States mail carrier trapped in a storm. The dog, owned by Mrs. Estelle Gray Lhevinne of Alameda, will be a feature attraction at the dog show, which opens Saturday evening at the Oakland Auditorium.” This story ran in 1930.
BANC PIC 2006.029–PIC, Carton: P465, Folder: Lhevinne, Estelle Gray & son
Below, Emeryle McHale has won a trip to New York, having been judged the “finest outdoor girl in California” at the 21st Annual California Rodeo held in Salinas. McHale was chosen to reign as “sweetheart of the rodeo” and enjoyed a thrilling trip to Manhattan!
BANC PIC 2006.029–PIC, Carton: P520, Folder: McHale, Emeryle