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Mrs. M.E. Prosser's Pomeranian Dog

Mrs. M.E. Prosser's Pomeranian Dog "Joe". Walsh, c1878.

by A. Baker

Antique print of Pomeranian Dog "Joe", c1878.

Original wood engraving circa 1878 (with later fine hand-colour). Engraved by Butterworth and Heath after a sketch by A. Baker for "The Dogs of the British Isles" first published in 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, he became a sporting writer, and wrote many articles and books under the pen-name “Stonehenge”.  He was an expert in the management of dogs and the treatment of their illnesses. "The Dogs of the British Islands - being a Series of Articles (with illustrations) on their Various Breeds..". It was a most respected publication and the illustrations have always been collected. Walsh joined the staff of "The Field" journal, and by the end of the following year became its editor.

There is a slight mark towards lower left corner. Price reduced accordingly. Page size 240mm x 180mm (9.1/2 inches x 7 inches). Illustration size is 125 x 140mm (approximately 5 x 5.5 inches).

Stock Number: apJHWdPomPrice: $50.00