Here is another rare find I purchased from England that came from an antique weekly publication in London of social and drama news called ” The Tatler” . The Countess de Cholet was one of the leading early chowists in France and from what I can gather, was during this period a “collector” of big winners from famous British stock. I need to have my French chow history friend Julien Marchetti, author of L’Historie du Chow-Chow en France translate the details for us about the Countess, as there is a lot about her in the beginning of his amazing book…written in French.
CH. SHYLOCK WAS ONE OF ENGLAND’S MOST FAMOUS WINNING AND PRODUCING CHOWS, AND SIRE OF MANY OF OUR EARLIEST WINNERS. SHYLOCK WAS THE GRANDSON OF THE FAMOUS CH. CHOW VIII WHO THE FIRST STANDARD WAS MODELED AFTER