Taking care of farm animals: a common task for children who were too young to work in the fields or around a hot stove in the kitchen. It was also a great way to introduce kids to the economics of farm labour.
I adore the fact that this woman (identified as Nelly Moore) opted to include her beloved cat in this studio portrait.
Girl with cat
Borrowed from Vintage Penny Lane, on Facebook
Wilhelm von Gloeden (1856-1931) Sicilia: mítica Arcadia
April’s Kittens (1940) by Clare Turlay Newberry
Child With Doll. The child is so cute, but the doll is ... sorta creepy.