Posts with tag Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge

“Lloyd,” by Reuben Ward Binks. Photo courtesy of the AKC Museum of the Dog.

Dogs in Art: Reuben Ward Binks

Today’s featured painting from the AKC Museum of the Dog is “Lloyd,” by British artist Reuben Ward Binks. The portrait of a Bloodhound was originally part of the Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge collection, and was a gift to the museum from Elizabeth Mendenhall. Rueben Ward Binks, born in England in 1880, showed early promise as an… read more


Breeder Buzzwords – The English Cocker Spaniel

Most canine historians accept the idea that the Spaniel is of Spanish derivation. Sporting dog authority C. Bede Maxwell, however, does not count herself among them. In her masterful work, “The Truth About Sporting Dogs,” published in 1972 by Howell Book House, Maxwell writes, “We know…,by available documentation from British archives, that by channels of… read more


Dogs on the Walls

New York gallery mounts Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge exhibit. By Christi McDonald The William Secord Gallery, located in New York City, is a popular annual destination for many fanciers when they visit Manhattan in February each year for Westminster. Bill Secord is a recognized authority – in fact the authority worldwide – on 19th century dog… read more