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Old 09-03-2012, 02:11 AM
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Just like the title says - black and white photos, paintings, archival images - anything in history of "your" breed or ones you like =)

A Fila and a jaguar it's taken down...intense...



Kuvaszok in art




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Old 09-03-2012, 02:32 AM
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Togo, who was the real hero of the diphtheria run.


Fritz, Togo's half brother to the left:


Seppala and two of his dogs in 1925:




Sometime before 1969...Vintage postcard with RCMP husky:


Balto:
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Old 09-03-2012, 03:51 AM
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Queen Alexandra with her borzoi, a present from Tzar Nicholas.


Queen Catherine and her dogs. I would NOT be brave enough to hold that many borzoi leashes while walking down stone steps.


Prince Galitzin with his borzois (ahem, Stephy )


Groubian, 1893


Almas, another Perchino dog


Argoss, a Russian import who won a silver medal for wolf hunting, and became the first American champion. He's really really nice, I'd be happy to have a dog with his type.


Have to dig up some more later.
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Great idea for a thread Steph. The pictures are very interesting...just to think that people way back then were enjoying dogs similar to what we have today and that our dogs came from those dogs so long ago. Some are very old breeds, such as the Chihuahua. And of course, like most, they've gone through changes to one degree or another. Here are some of my current breed, the Chihuahua.


Alessandro Botticelli (Italian, 1444-1510)


Scenes from the Life of Moses
(c. 1481-1482)
Sistine Chapel, Rome, Italy





Vittore Carpaccio (Italian 1472-1526)


Two Women/ "Two Courtesans" (1510)
Oil on wood
Museo Civico Correr, Venice

A Venetian painter, his life is poorly documented, and it is not known with whom he trained, but it is generally agreed that the chief influence on his work was Gentile Bellini. After two major commissions, Carpaccio's career declined, his work seeming old-fashioned, and he remained virtually forgotten until Ruskin revived his reputation in the 19th century. He is now rated as second only to Giovanni Bellini as the outstanding Venetian painter of his generation.






Western Mexico, Colima State,
200 B.C.-A.D. 300
Colima Dog Effigy -
Ceramic with red slip paint
North Carolina Museum of Art

The animal most frequently depicted in Colima art is the hairless dog, today known as the Chihuahua. In addition to raising dogs as a food source, many peoples of highland Mexico believed that a dog accompanied a person's soul on the journey into the underworld. Discovery of these dog images in tombs suggests they were intended as companions for the deceased.



Pietro Longhi (Italian, 1702 - 1785)

The Concert (1741)
Oil on canvas
Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice
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Haughty Madge, Izzie and her look strikingly similar.



There's lots of art, but it's early and I'm supposed to be getting ready for work lol.
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I don't think I've ever seen a pic of Balto before. He's friggin cute!
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I think someone posted a site with breeds categorized and historic photos? Would come in handy here.
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Not so old, but still cool:





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Love this one of the pies working cattle. Yes, I would love to have a pied Fila!



PUPPIES!!! So much like Buffy and Kharma, too.



This is the other side of the Fila



Supposedly a long-ago photo of the now extinct Blue Paul, brought here by the Irish and Scots who settled in this region. Interestingly, we have a significant incidence of blue and blue-brindle APBTs in this area, and they're very true to type.





Oh, yes, and once upon a time our military had a REAL mascot breed -- now they're banned from the bases.





Versatile little dogs!





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I don't think I've ever seen a pic of Balto before. He's friggin cute!
Isn't he? Nothing like the huskies today, but he was such a bear of a little dude...as opposed to Togo. And Fritz, who looks way more like modern huskies.

Here's some more I found:



Another of Togo:



Another of Fritz:










Togo and sire. At the left of the photo is Togo's sire (father), Suggen, who was Seppala's racing team leader before World War I.


Togo was a bit of a favorite, as you can see.


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