BLACK PUG AND FAWN PUG OF GREAT GRANDMAS

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MY FAMILY`S LOVE AFFAIR  WITH PUGS BEGAN A LONG TIME AGO..THE 19CENTURY TO BE EXACT. IF MY MEMORY IS CORRECT THE BLACK PUG IN THE PICTURE BELOW WON BEST IN SHOW AT THE VERY FIRST SHOW OF WIGAN CANINE SOCIETY WHICH WAS NIGH ON 109 YEARS AGO. (THE PICTURE OF THE TWO PUGS IS THE PRESENT DAY PUGS GERTIE AND OSWALD.)

ONE OF THE BLACK PUGS OF THE PAST OWNED BY MY GREAT GRANDMA,  CH LITTLE GEISHA SHE WON MANY BIS AWARDS AT THE PUG CLUBS, THEN I THINK IT WAS ACTUALLY BASED IN LIVERPOOL NOT LONDON AS THE PRESENT DAY CLUB IS. AT THAT TIME A CC OR  A BIS OR BEST BLACK PUG IN SHOW, RECEIVED A  STUNNING SOLID SILVER MEDAL ENGRAVED WITH ALL THE DETAILS OF THE PRESTIGIOUS WIN.  THESE WERE USUALLY MADE INTO A COLLAR WHICH THE PUGS WORE: I PRESUME TO BE PHOTAGRAPHED IN. I HAVE MANY OF THESE PHOTOGRAPHS AND THE COLLAR BUT UNFORTUNATELY THE SCANNER IS NOT WORKING AND THE PICTURES VERY FRAGILE...SO IN TIME HOPEFULLY I WILL COPY THE PICTURES TO MY WEBSITE.