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Authentic Vintage Hunting Dogs Book by Oliver Hartley 1920s Softcover Paperback Photos

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Hunting Dogs: Describes in a Practical Manner the Training, Handling, Treatment, Breeds, Etc., Best Adapted for Night Hunting as Well as Gun Dogs for Daylight Sport, by Oliver Hartley.

Originally published/copyrighted in 1909 by publisher A. R. Harding Pub. Co., Columbus Ohio, this is a later reprint by the same publisher -- but still vintage. No date; circa 1920s.

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History Lesson: Stirrup Cups

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This type of specialized drinking vessel was called a stirrup cup. While the form had ancient Roman precedents, they were most popular throughout the late 18th and 19th centuries. This type of cup was often presented to a rider on horseback — while their feet were in the stirrups of the saddle — when they were departing or arriving home, often from the hunt. Since stirrup cups generally have no base, the presence of servants to hand the cup (sometimes on a specially fitted tray) to the drinker was necessary and the recipient was required to down the contents fairly quickly.

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