A most beautiful dog

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A most beautiful dog

Handbill announcing A most beautiful dog, late 18th, or early nineteenth century, from the John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera, Bodleian Library, Oxford University

This work was published before January 1, 1927 and it is anonymous or pseudonymous due to unknown authorship. It is in the public domain in the United States as well as countries and areas where the copyright terms of anonymous or pseudonymous works are 95 years or less since publication.


To the Curious in Natural History.

To be seen in a CARAVAN in the Market-Place in this Town, during the Fair,


The Specie unknown, found in Greenland by some Fishermen, on a Quantity of Ice, covered entirely over its Body with the finest Wool, the Locks of which are nearly Nine Inches in length; the Ears measure nearly Sixteen Inches, and each Ear at the End contains a Lock of fine Wool, the Head and Body being covered with One entire Fleece, and is allowed by all who have seen it, to be the most beautiful Curiosity exhibited, and it the only One of its Specie ever seen in Europe.

The Dog has been exhibited before the principal Nobility in England, and has given universal Satisfaction, striking every Spectator with Astonishment at its curious and wonderful Appearance.

Admittance, Ladies and Gentlemen, 6d.—Working People and Children, 3d.

N.B. Ladies and Gentlemen waited on at their Houses, if required.

E. Waller, Printer, Wakefield.