Dual Champion Bramshaw Bob with pheasant by Rueben Ward Binks (English, 1880 - 1950)
An aquatint etching of the Labrador "Bramshaw Bob” with cock pheasant in bracken setting by Reuben Ward Binks (English, 1880 - 1950)
Published 1934 by Arthur Greatorex Ltd, unsigned.
Lettered top centre:
“Published 1934 Arthur Greatorex Ltd, 14 Grafton Street, London, W1”
In the 1920s and 1930s, regardless of the field and show bench, it was the exclusive place of Countess Howe's Banchory Kennels. One such dog was Dual Ch. Bramshaw Bob, whose sire was Ch. Ingleston Ben and dam Bramshaw Brimble. Bramshaw Bob was very successful wining 27 CC and was first at Crufts in both 1932 and 1933.
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