National Geographic : 1947 Sep
Born Hunters, the Bird Dogs An English Name Belies the Sedate Clumber Spaniel's French Origin First dogs of this breed seen in England were sent to Clumber Park, the Duke of Newcastle's estate, bv a French nobleman. There they were crossed with the basset hound, also from France. Q National Geographit Sa(iety Paintings by Walter A. Weber Wire-haired Pointing Griffon Caused a Father and Son to Quarrel E. K. Korthals, a Netherlander, spent years developing this breed, and so displeased his father that he was obliged to leave home. His experiments, continued in Germany, finally produced a useful gun dog.