A (very) brief look at pugs. Yes, really.

By Jennifer Abella

Mrs. Bertram’s pug is mentioned so often in “Mansfield Park,” it’s hard not to count him as a character in the novel. Here’s a brief look at pugs.

Pugs, then and now (1)

Pugs, one of the oldest dog breeds, have shown up in paintings for centuries. Browse through a gallery of pugs in art history:

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About Jennifer Abella

Jennifer Abella is a TV/movie/pop culture/knitting/sewing/Jane Austen geek. Oh, and a total Anglophile. Follow her on Twitter: @nextjen.

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