LADIES KENNEL ASSOCIATION THE FIRST 100 YEARS (photo credit) – The puppy class circa 1896 The article below was one of two that I had saved for reference written by Nic Waters of Dog World UK magazine, which no longer exists since July 2017. The photo was so tiny and I did my […]
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Rare are the images found of exhibitors showing their dogs pre 1900 when the personal camera or "Brownie" came onto the scene. Prior to then, the camera exposures were so long that impromptu images taken at shows were pretty much out of the question. So different from today where throngs of digital photographers are snapping and selling dog show "candids" to their happy clients. You will find a variety of subjects in this category that i hope give a feel for what it would be like being at a dog show of yesteryear.
This little snapshot I purchased was very low quality but I wanted to have it as a record for the archive. . The lighter dog with the big coat looks very familiar and I’m certain I will be able identify them all eventually. Top breeders and kennels including Mrs. Wagstaff of LEDGELAND Kennels and Flora […]
There are times I hit a brick wall in my chow research, and other rare times when every puzzle piece falls seamlessly into place. These finds which I will detail below were like opening a secret door to chow history. It all began with a purchase of very small snapshots of a dog show […]