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Museum of the Dog
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about the museum of the dog19thy cent carousel

 

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Museum of the Dog
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Look at the bottom of the tablet for the faint relief, of perhaps one of the oldest known "Mastiff types" in existence!


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http://www.canecorsoitaliano.net/pugnax.htm


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http://books.google.com/books?id=hLmVFnzwbTUC&pg=PA186&lpg=PA186&dq=british+king+that+banned+baiting&source=bl&ots=4Z6DChjvMK&sig=nAHXNQeLLJSVo1lN7OyCLm1yqvg&hl=en&ei=i7IySpqCG6K-NN-rjf8J&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1#PPA184,M1


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The white dogs are said to be Silesian Boarhounds C 1900
These dogs are similar to descriptions of Alaunts, eventual G. Danes and perhaps the Dogo Argentina. These Mastiff types were at the end of their popularity, as most died off, or were mixed with other strains.


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http://archaeotype.dalton.org/library/oldsite/seventh.html

Many Mastiff types can be seen midway through this site.


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The single dog photo is from the Isle Of Man and may represent a Mastiff type, early Presa c1904

The other photo states on the reverse Ingersole Bowditch 1889
Mr. Balch's Mastiff ( might be a relative, as my grandmother's maiden name was Balch)

Katus, or Katie's "Rolf" died June 1889

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Valiant Mastiffs including Ceres c1948

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The pre-1900 Bordeaux did not always display the distorted shortened muzzle that we see on present specimens. Much like the early Bullmastiffs in this regard.

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From a 1987 NEMF newsletter

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" A reinforced consolidation of the American and British standards could be the basis for restoring our breed to the gladiatorial glory of its ancient past, in capability if not in usage".....Norman Howard Carp-Gordon
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THOMAS BEACH, R.A. 1738-1806 PORTRAIT OF MASTER LEGH


MEASUREMENTS


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126 by 158 cm., 49½ by 62¼ in.



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full length, standing in a landscape, wearing a white dress, accompanied by his mastiff hound


inscribed on the dog's collar:Colonel Legh 1795 / ...Dragoons

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Best Friends, 1877Credit: Best Friends, 1877, Hardy, Heywood (1842-1933) / Private Collection / © Walker Galleries, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK / The Bridgeman Art Library

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So many great Mastiffs out there, and it makes me proud that our breed has so much influence throughout history on other breeds!
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