The Groom’s Pocket Piece

Smaller Manchester Terriers were once carried in specially designed leather pouches suspended from a horse rider’s belt earning these dogs the nickname, “Groom’s Pocket Piece!”

Image: French watercolur painting of a Manchester Terrier by Charles-Fernand De Condamy (fl 1878 – 1882). For sale at Hamshere Gallery in the UK:http://www.hamsheregallery.co.uk/index.php

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