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Turnspit dog. These short-legged dogs were bred especially to work in wheels turning cooking spits. By 1800 the breed had almost disappeared. From 'A General History of Quadrupeds' by Thomas Bewick (Newcastle upon Tyne, 1790). Wood engraving.

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Turnspit dog. These short-legged dogs were bred especially to work in wheels turning cooking spits. By 1800 the breed had almost disappeared.  From 'A General History of Quadrupeds' by Thomas Bewick (Newcastle upon Tyne, 1790). Wood engraving.