The Smooth Fox Terrier "Ch Captain Double" (K.C.SB. 988H) by Arthur Wardle R.I., R.B.C. (English, 1864-1949)
An oil on board of the Smooth Fox Terrier Champion Captain Double by Arthur Wardle, R.I., R.B.C. (English, 1864-1949). Signed on the left “Arthur Wardle”. To the reverse in pencil “Champion Captain Double painted by Arthur Wardle April 1904”. “Captain Double” the property of Smooth Fox Terrier fancier Mrs J H Brown was sired by D’Orsay Double, dammed, Cherry Brandy, and registered K.C.SB. 988H. English, circa 1907. The Smooth Fox Terrier - A Complete Anthology of the Dog writes “Ladies have been supporters of the breed .... Mrs. J. H. Brown, too, as owner of Captain Double, a terrier which has won, and deservedly, more prizes than any Fox-terrier now or in the past, must not be omitted”. Signed bottom left “Arthur Wardle”. English, 1904.
- “The 1907 Fox Terrier Annual” – see image above
- “The Smooth Fox Terrier - A Complete Anthology of the Dog” – see image above
- “Dogs and All about Them by Robert Leighton”
- “Smooth Fox Terrier Archive” – see image above
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