Hannah Rose Woods

Hannah Rose Woods is the author of Rule, Nostalgia: A Backwards History of Britain.

Little Monstrosities: Victorian Dogdom

Hannah Rose Woods, 16 March 2023

On a typical day​, John Henry Salter would rise to shoot wildfowl at dawn. A GP in the Essex village of Tolleshunt D’Arcy for 65 years (he died in 1932, aged 91, while still working as the local doctor), he ministered to his patients in the morning, tended his dogs and plants in the afternoon, gave his evenings to committees, and seldom went to bed without completing his diary. He...

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