It's a doggone shame

It's a doggone shame
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Title: It's a doggone shame

Girl sitting on floor with dog in basement-like room and holding handkerchief to her eyes. Caption: "IT'S A DOGGONE SHAME: Butch, Evelyn Lineal's collie, tried his darndest to console his 11-year-old mistress after the judges passed him by in 'the first dog beauty show in history,' staged yesterday in the Special Events Center at the Abraham & Straus Department Store on Fulton St."

Date: 1951
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn Heights (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: May 4, 1951; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
Collection: Department Stores
Subject: Abraham & Straus.
Dog shows
Department stores
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Rights: Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information or to obtain a photographic reproduction of this image, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library.
ID: DEPT 0068