I had to share this ad with you all as it really shows how far we have come in the travel end of the sport of dog showing. Handlers in spacious motorhomes???….not in 1936!! This setup on your car’s running board was considered cutting edge and the lap of luxury travel for your show or […]
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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 photo was one of the biggest risks I have ever taken in purchasing an image in “hopes” of a special Chow find. The low resolution scan online I could barely make out the shapes of people, but I knew from the date provided that there was a large chow entry at this particular east […]
CH. WINDHOLMES WAN LUNG Sire Ch. Winsum Min T’sing Dam Windholme’s Amoy This gorgeous painting above by artist Gustav Muss Arnolt depicts the winner of this second Chow Club of America National Specialty. Besides being a rare win for a bitch in any era, her photo was no where to be found and on my […]