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North Warwickshire Foxhound

North Warwickshire Foxhound "Rosy". Antique print c1878

by L. Wells

Delightful Dog Portrait of Warwickshire Foxhound "Rosy" c1878.

Original wood engraving circa 1878 by Butterworth and Heath after a drawing by L. Wells for "The Dogs of the British Islands" 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. He was an expert in the management of dogs and the treatment of their illnesses. A passionate sportsman, he became a sporting writer, and wrote many articles and books under the pen-name “Stonehenge”.  "The Dogs of the British Islands - being a Series of Articles (with illustrations) on their Various Breeds.." was reissued a number of times through to 1886. In 1856 Walsh joined the staff of "The Field" journal, and by the end of the following year became its editor.

Page size 240mm x 180mm (9.1/2 inches x 7 inches).

Stock Number: apdW19Price: $50.00