The magazine of the photo-essay
November 2018 issue
Dog Show
“A free, really high quality photo-essay magazine.  Fabulous!” Stephen Fry. British actor, writer and film maker
by Shirley Baker
Dog Show 1961-1978 by Shirley Baker is published by Hoxton Mini Press. © Estate of Shirley Baker/Mary Evans Picture Library. These playful photographs capture the quirkiness of owners and their canine companions at one of the most quintessentially British events: the dog show. From Pekingese to Poodles, Dalmatians to Dachshunds, Dog Show 1961-1978 is not only a fascinating portrait of the phenomenon but also highlights the tender, amusing and at times obsessive relationship between humans and their dogs.
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Samoyed, Manchester Dog Show, 1973.
English Pointer, Manchester Dog Show, 1967.
Bulldog, Manchester Dog Show, 1966.
Miniature Poodles, Manchester Dog Show, 1966.
Pomeranians, Manchester Dog Show, 1973.
Pekingese, outdoor dog show, c.1970.
Bloodhound, Manchester Dog Show, 1966.