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Miss Tootsie Kiyi (Costumed Dog in Chair)

Date: 1909
Description: Photographic postcard of small dog dressed in a dress with a fan and an umbrella sitting in a rocking chair. The photograph is captioned "Miss Tootsie Kiyi...
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Tommy is Ill

Date: 1909
Description: Photographic postcard of the Middleton family dog, Tootsie, dressed as a nurse, attending to Tommy the cat, who rests in a doll cradle.
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Better Call a Doctor

Date: 1909
Description: Photographic postcard of the Middleton family dog, Tootsie, dressed as a nurse, attending to Tommy the cat, who rests in a doll cradle. A bottle of "Catnip...
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Medicine Time

Date: 1909
Description: Photographic postcard of the Middleton family dog, Tootsie, dressed as a nurse, attending to Tommy the cat, who rests in a doll cradle. A bottle of "Catnip...
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Nurse Will Make the Bed

Date: 1909
Description: Photographic postcard of the Middleton family dog, in nurse's dress and cap, straightening the bedding on a doll cradle as the cat sits in a chair, bandage...
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Tommy is Well Again

Date: 1909
Description: Photographic postcard of Tommy the cat sitting in a high chair as Tootsie, the dog, stands alongside. Both wear long dresses; the dog also wears a cardigan...
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Cat in Baby Carriage

Date: 1909
Description: Photographic postcard of the Middleton family cat sleeping in a doll carriage under a crocheted baby blanket, wearing a matching bonnet.
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Tootsie Takes Up Music

Date: 1910
Description: Photographic postcard of Tootsie the dog, wearing a dress and holding a mandolin while sitting on a daybed. A banjo, marked "Joker", and zither are propped...
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Able to Sit Up

Date: 1909
Description: Photographic postcard of a cat, with head bandaged and foreleg in a sling, sits in a rocking chair as Tootsie the dog, dressed as a nurse, stands with fro...
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Woman with Pets

Date: 1909
Description: An unidentified woman sits in a rocking chair holding the Middleton family dog, Tootsie, and a cat. The pets are dressed in gowns and the cat wears a sweat...
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Cat with Book

Date: 1905
Description: A cat, which appears to be dozing, is posed with an open copy of Ernest Seton-Thompson's "Wild Animals I Have Known."
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Forest with Doll Buggy

Date: 1897
Description: Forest Middleton, dressed in a fur coat and a bonnet, holds the handle of a doll buggy. The buggy carries a dog dressed in a stocking cap and sweater, as w...
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Forest and Dog

Date: 1897
Description: Forest Middleton, wearing a dress and a large bow in his hair, watches his dog standing on a chair. The dog is wearing a dress, sweater, and stocking cap w...
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Forest with Tootsie

Date: 1900
Description: Tootsie, the Middleton family dog, stands with front paws resting on Forest's hip. Forest holds a switch in his right hand and, most likely, a treat in his...
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Forest and Tootsie on Settee

Date: 1900
Description: Forest Middleton, wearing a striped shirt, bow tie, and knickers, shares a quiet moment with his dog, Tootsie.
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Forest and Tootsie

Date: 1910
Description: Photographic postcard of Forest Middleton reading while lying on his bed with the family dog, Tootsie, beside him. There is a full bookcase behind the bed,...
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Forest Middleton and Tootsie

Date: 1910
Description: Photographic postcard of Forest Middleton, with a pensive expression with hand on his chin, sits with his dog in his lap.
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Rabbit on Stool

Date: 1905
Description: A rabbit, one of many pets belonging to the Middleton family, sitting on an upholstered stool.
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Rabbit in Bowl

Date: 1905
Description: A rabbit, one of the Middleton family pets, resting in a large bowl on a table. There is an oil parlor lamp on a smaller table in the background. The back...

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