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loves: you win if you guessed "pets" and "museums". Also books, art history, travel, British punk, Korean kimchi, bindis, martinis, and other things TBD. I will always make it very clear if a post is sponsored in any way. Drop me a line at thepetmuseum AT gmail.com !

Sunday, December 02, 2012

it's affectionate, whatever it is

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Here's the title page of Olive Thorne Miller's 1880 book Queer Pets at Marcy's, in which we learn about a little girl with a huge heart and a very tolerant household.  For the life of me I can't figure out which odd pet  she is snuggling there.  A kissy lizard?

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