Chapter: Imagination

Criddle Cutouts Collection

1909 Criddle cutouts collection - dogs, deer, horses & cows Cutout cattle


These animal cutouts were created by 16-year-old Alma Criddle in 1909 in Aweme, Manitoba. The collection includes painted cows, calves, dogs, horses and deer. The cows each have names, such as Lobella, Pansy and Snowdrop, and may represent real cattle on their farm.