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Friday, January 25, 2013

dandie dinmont oldstyle

thanks wikimedia commons (PD:100)
John E. Ferneley Jr.'s 1848 "A Dandie Dinmont Terrier" looks a bit different from the modern-day fellow you meet at the AKC's page on the breed.  This one looks, I think, closer to the rough Scottish working terriers who had a small role in Sir Walter Scott's novel Guy Mannering; they were named "Mustard" and "Pepper" after the color of their coats, and it was their farmer owner who was named Dandie Dinmont.

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