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Exhibition Not an Ostrich: & Other Images from America's Library

Brünnhilde [tabby cat wears a winged helmet], 1936. Adolph E. Weidhaas, 1936. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (60.00.00)
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UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER. Brünnhilde. 1936

Brünnhilde is a Valkyrie (warrior maiden) of Germanic mythology and appears in Richard Wagner’s opera The Ring of the Nibelung.