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Cat in Rocking Chair


Jennie and Edgar Krueger's cat Tramp dressed up in old boys' clothes and sitting in a rocking chair. The cat has its paws on a board that has been placed over the arms of the chair. Two pins holding a piece of cloth against the back of the chair read: "Compliments of Santa Claus at Racek's," and bear a likeness of the face of Santa Claus.


Image ID: 5264

Creation Date: 1905 ca.

Creator Name: Krueger, Alexander

City: Watertown

County: Jefferson

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Krueger family papers, 1852-1991

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: negative, original

Original Format Number: (K91)357

Original Dimensions: 4 x 5 inches


The image appeared in the December section of the 1992 Wisconsin Historical Calendar.






Clothing and dress

Outdoor photography




Santa Claus

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