National Geographic : 1947 Sep
Born Hunters, the Bird Dogs () National Geographic Swoiety Painting by Walter A. Weber With Graceful Irish and English Setters, It's the Nose That Counts Once they detect the presence of game, these hunters freeze to alert attention. A rich mahogany or chestnut hue is desirable for the rugged, long-lived Irishman. For show purposes, some white markings are permissible. English Setters are predominantly white, with well-scattered flecks of color preferred to heavy patches (Plate II).