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The following information was submitted in July of 2006 by Dareen A. Bridge:
1864 - 1949
Improvements in publishing techniques coincided with the canine fancy’s rise in popularity, these two factors combined in a growing volume of canine literature during the late nineteenth century. With photography still in its infancy, requiring long exposure in studio settings, the canine artist became as much a feature of the show scene as the photographer is (showing 500 of 4450 characters).