DOG SHOW ALBUM. Album containing 20 photographs of the Patiala Championship Dog Show,
Lot 2069
DOG SHOW ALBUM. Album containing 20 photographs of the Patiala Championship Dog Show,
Sold for US$ 1,500 inc. premium
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Lot Details
DOG SHOW ALBUM.
Album containing 20 photographs of the Patiala Championship Dog Show, mounted gelatin silver prints by Devare & Co. of Bombay, printed captions below, each 3½ x 5 inches, 1926, oblong 8vo, original gilt-lettered morocco, rebacked, rubbed, a few leaves working loose.

An intriguing picture of life in British India, including images of: the Show Grounds with English Kennel Club Judge Mr. Holland Buckley eliminating in the Grand Challenge Class; the Maharaja of Jind gathering a retrieve; Maharaja of Patiala likewise; Mr. Holland Buckley deciding best gundog; ditto, best Chow bitch; preparing for the Patiala Coursing; Mrs. Hewett (in full flapper attire) with her Great Dane; spectators on elephants. The Maharaja of Patiala was a noted dog-fancier, with 95 royal dogs, three English trainers, a dog hospital with three wards and an operating theater, and kennels furnished with electric light.
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