Early Afghan Hounds
(By Steve Tillotson 1996, updated 2011)
Update January 2011
Since starting this section I have obtained further archives and have added this second page on early Afghan Hounds. I will add some narrative
to these photographs shortly
1. Afghan Greyhounds, Frank Townsend Barton 1913
The Afghan Hound has had various names in the early days, such as the Afghan Greyhound, Persian Greyhound, Barukhzy Hound etc. Below is an excellent photo from Barton's book
2. Afghan Hound, Vero Shaw 1913.
Photo of an early Afghan Hound taken from Vero Shaw's book "The Encylopedia Of The Kennel"
3. Persian Greyhound, Robert Leighton 1907.
Photo of early Afghan Hounds taken from Robert Leighton's book "The New Book Of The Dog"
4. Fatima, Afghan Hound 1907.
Photo of early Afghan Hounds taken from Robert Leighton's book "The New Book Of The Dog". Fatima owned by Captain F. Martin, 25 Punjabi, Rawalpindi
12/15/11 Article "Mysterious Bell-Murray/Cove photo" Steve Tillotson December 2011
The Hyland Painting
The Origins Section
The Dog Of The Mystic East, by Jean Manson, 1929
The Afghan Hound Is An Ancient Breed, by Evelyn Denyer1925
The Barukhzy (Afghan) And Allied Eastern Hounds. (Extract) by W. D. Drury 1903
Robert Leighton on Mrs Amps Ghazni 1926
UK - KAF (Bell Murray) Afghan Hounds, A Croxton Smith,
Country Life 1926 (extract)
Extract on The Afghan Hound from "The Practical Dog Book by Edward C Ash m.r.a.c (Dip. Hons.) 1931
The Barukhzy (Afghan) And Allied Eastern Hounds (Extract) from "British Dogs,
Their Points, Selection, And Show Preparation", by W. D. Drury 1903
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