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Mr Soame's Sussex Spaniel

Mr Soame's Sussex Spaniel "George" engraving after L.Wells c1878

by Walsh, J.H.

Antique print of a Sussex Spaniel named George.

Original wood engraving circa 1878 by Butterworth and Heath after a sketch by L. Wells for "The Dogs of the British Isles" first published circa 1867 by John Henry Walsh (1810-1888).

Walsh was educated for the medical profession, and practised for some years as a surgeon. A passionate sportman, Walsh was an expert in the management of dogs and the treatment of their illnesses. He became a sporting writer, and wrote many articles and books under the pen-name “Stonehenge”.  In 1856 Walsh joined the staff of "The Field" journal, and by the end of the following year became its editor.

Page size 24 x 18cm (9.5 x 7 inches).

Stock Number: apdW15Price: $50.00