[From June 1, 1937 AKC Gazette Article by Mrs. Olivia Burn]
Foxie of Blean with two littermates.
This group won the "team" competition at Crufts in 1937.
Sire: Bongo of Blean, Dam: Bokoto of Blean
This is a close-up of Foxie of Blean.
I intended to put these up without
commentary -- but isn't this girl
STUNNING ! ?
These Blean kidz are unidentified in
However, I believe that the dog on the right is Bongo
and the bitch on the left is Bereke.
Here's Bongo of Blean - in a
different than his more formal "cigar card" portrait.
The text of the article indicates his foreleg
looks thick because it is broken and in a splint. Mrs.
Burn also notes that Bongo is "fat from quarantine."
Last but not least, here is the
(and more fancily marked than I'd realized!)
Bokoto of Blean.
Bokoto is the dam of Foxie and the other
two pups shown in the first photo on this page.
She is also the dam of VTW's bitch
Kasui of the Congo.
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