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7 years 4 months ago - 7 years 4 months ago #33385 by Joerg Yoki
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I have found a web site with interesting informations over Sir Walter Scott and his favourite dogs.


Link to web site with pictures: www.scotiana.com/a-writin...favourite-dogs/



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7 years 4 months ago #33459 by Trowsahound
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This is an interesting website and I love the Grant painting! Thanks for posting this link!

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7 years 4 months ago #33606 by nannyogg
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Sorry Maida was a dog - named presumably after the battle.
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6 years 11 months ago #35009 by Joerg Yoki
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nannyogg wrote: Sorry Maida was a dog - named presumably after the battle.

Hello,

I have found this informations about the Battle of Maida in the internet.

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"The Battle of Maida on 4 July 1806 saw a British expeditionary force fight a First French Empire division outside the town of Maida in Calabria, Italy during the Napoleonic Wars. John Stuart led 5,200 British troops to victory over about 6,000 French soldiers under Jean Reynier, inflicting crippling losses while incurring relatively few casualties. Maida is located in the toe of Italy, about 30 kilometres (19 mi) west of Catanzaro. ..... ...."

Source and Link to more informations: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Maida

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6 years 11 months ago #35171 by Joerg Yoki
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This is a link to pictures of the Walter Scott statue with Maida in the Central Park (New York).

Link and source: www.earthinpictures.com/w...ntral_park.html






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6 years 10 months ago - 6 years 10 months ago #35187 by Joerg Yoki
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Hello,

Here is a link to a print about the unveiling Statue Walter Scott with Maida in Central Park New York
in the year 1872.

Link to a picture by AMAZON: www.amazon.com/gp/product...8&s=home-garden


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6 years 10 months ago - 6 years 10 months ago #35202 by Joerg Yoki
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Here is link to a very great picture of the Sir Walter Scott monument with Maida in East Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh.

Link to the very good picture: www.geolocation.ws/v/W/4d...east-princes/en



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4 years 9 months ago #41112 by Joerg Yoki
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Sir Walter Scott in His Study with His Dog 'Maida'
by William Allan
Date painted: 1831
Oil on panel, 17.9 x 14.8 cm
Collection: Abbotsford, The Home of Sir Walter Scott

Link and Source: www.bbc.co.uk/arts/yourpa...og-maida-208588






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2 years 7 months ago - 2 years 7 months ago #43146 by Joerg Yoki
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I think Sir Walter Scott's Maida is in the Deerhound lines (?).

S.DOBELL'S MAIDA is the Grand daughter of Sir Walter Scott's Maida.
Source: The Irish Wolfhound Archives
Link: www.irishwolfhoundarchive...m#pedigreepage2
Capt G. A. Graham - Pedigrees of Socttish Deerhounds

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S.DOBELL'S MAIDA is example in the pedigree of St Ronan's Ranger
Link to The Deerhound Archive: www.thedeerhoundarchive.c...id=64433&gens=9


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2 years 6 months ago - 2 years 6 months ago #43155 by Joerg Yoki
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Title: Memoirs of the life of Sir Walter Scott, bart.

John Gibson Lockhart
Robert Cadell, Edinburgh. John Murray and Whittaker and Co., London., 1837

Page 367
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‘OCTOBER 1824
To Charles Scott Esq Brazen nose College Oxford Abbotsford 22d October 1824
My dear Charles,
…. …
…..I have little domestic news to tell you Old Maida died quietly in his straw last week after a good supper which considering his weak state was rather a deliverance.
He is buried below his monument on which the following epitaph is engraved though it is great audacity to send Teviotdale Latin to Brazen nose Maidae Marmorea dormis sub imagine Maida Ad januam domini sit tibi terra levis Thus Englished by an eminent hand Beneath the sculptured form which late you wore Sleep soundly Maida at your master's door. ...’ END.


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6 months 1 week ago #43717 by Joerg Yoki
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Hello,

I saw this auction on the internet.

Link: www.artnet.com/artists/si...Dm4hdtMxqcoSSw2

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Artist: Sir John Steell (British, 1804–1891)

Title: Sir Walter Scott with a deerhound at his side

Medium: Bronze with Brown Patina

Size: 41 cm. (16.1 in.)

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