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Rough Fox Terriers. J.H. Walsh antique print c1878

Rough Fox Terriers. J.H. Walsh antique print c1878

by A. Baker

Charming antique print of Fox Terrier Breed of Dogs c1878. Mr. G.F. Richardson's "Bramble" and Mr. Lindsay-Gogg's "Topper".

Original hand-colored wood engraving circa 1878 by Butterworth and Heath after a drawing by A. Baker for "The Dogs of the British Isles" first published circa 1867 by John Henry Walsh (1810-1888). Most of the excellent illustrations for this publication were given an appropriate background, that adds considerable charm to each animal study.

Walsh was educated for the medical profession, and practised for some years as a surgeon. His passion was field sport, and as a sporting writer, he 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. In 1856 Walsh joined the staff of "The Field" journal, and by the end of the following year became its editor.

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

Stock Number: apdW7Price: $50.00