National Geographic : 1947 Sep
£) national ueograpnic society Painting by Walter A. Weber Equally at Home in Marsh and Upland Cover Are Curly-coated and Flat-coated Retrievers "Curly" (left) owes his crisp, crinkled coat to crossing with the poodle, one-time retriever of France. His lineage alsoincludes spaniel blood. This breed was popular in the United States until overshadowed by the Labrador (Plate XVI). Flat-coated Retrievers, commoninEngland, are rare inAmerica.