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Turnspit dog at work, c1880

Turnspit dog at work, c1880

C045/5552

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ANN RONAN PICTURE LIBRARY / HERITAGE IMAGES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ANN RONAN PICTURE LIBRARY / HERITAGE IMAGES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Turnspit dog at work, c1880. These short-legged dogs were bred especially to work in wheels turning cooking spits. By 1800 the breed had almost disappeared.

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