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Image from page 339 of “Outing” (1885)
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Year: 1885 (1880s)
Subjects: Leisure Sports Travel
Publisher: [New York : Outing Pub. Co.]
Contributing Library: Tisch Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Boston Library Consortium Member Libraries
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isinvariably less cobby and stands on higherlegs ; the head is longer and the occiput is nut fresh from the burr, with the gloss toadd to its beauty. It is natural that such a color should besubject to much variation, and specimensare frequently seen of a light shade, with-out a semblance of claim to beauty intint. All breeders are subject to suchvariations, and this is one of the difficultiesthey have to contend with. In other re-spects there is little difference betweenthe characteristics of the Irish and otherbreeds of setters, and the standard givenin speaking of Gordons applies, to a greatextent, to all varieties of the setter family. Little is known regarding the antiquityof the Irish setter, but the Irish spanielprobably contributed to the breed. Theywere used in all parts of Ireland, andseveral of the old Irish families were veryproud of them and did much for their im-provement and to keep them on a parwith their rivals. The Hon. D. Plunket,Rev. J. C. Macdona, and Rev. Robert
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BEAUMONT. more pronounced, the skull is frequent-ly much narrower, with but little stop, sothat in this respect his is scarcely equal tothe beautiful head of the English setter,nor as full and grand as that of the Gor-don. In color he should be deep bloodred, without any mixture of black or ma-hogany tint, resembling in hue the chest- OCallaghan were noted for their atten-tion to the development of the breed.The names of the two former gentlemenare known in connection with a wonder-ful field dog named Plunket. He wasrather small, with bitch-like head, andscarcely dark enough to be perfect incolor, but for pace, style of going and THE SETTER. 339 attitude on point it would be difficult toname his equal. There is some questionas to whether this dog was bred b}^ theHon. D. Plunket or the Rev. Mr. OCalla-ghan. He was a combination of the bloodof the kennel of the former with that ofthe La Touche and Hutchinson strains.After winning on the bench and in the Jr. (who defeated the noted Glads
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