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This photo was taken at some point in the late 1880’s.

Princess Alice,  Countess of Athlone, was Queen Victoria’s granddaughter.

Todya, we would call this particular dog a Jack Russell terrier, but if you called it by that name in the 1880’s, you’d be looked at as if you were some sort of moron.

The dogs that we call Jack Rusells that look like this dog are actually the old-type of fox terrier.

Smooth fox terrier did not always have the wedge-shaped heads, which is one of the best ways to tell a smooth fox terrier from a Jack Rusell.


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