National Geographic : 1944 Apr
The National Geographic Magazine A King Charles and a Ruby, English Toy Spaniels, Have a Proud Ancestry In Queen Elizabeth's day these dogs were known as "Spaniell Gentle, or the Comforter." One, a faithful pet of the ill-fated Mary, Queen of Scots, accompanied her to the scaffold. © National Geographic Society Kodachromes by Willard R. Culver Brussels Griffons Boast Not of Beauty Nor Ancient Lineage Turned up noses and fringed beards give these wiry "redheads" an almost human expression. Their forebears were the Belgian street dog and the German Affenpinscher.