This wonderful image from the early 20th century shows a hunting party, paused before they went off to rid the world of ducks or geese or some other wretched nuisance. (I jest, don’t worry) The group of 6 men and 1 boy are stopped on a small footbridge over a creek. Note that even the child has his own shotgun. I see 2 dogs, 7 long guns, 4 mustaches, 1 cigar and a bowtie. The small dogs suggest to me they were going for some sort of burrowing animal. The terriers were bred to go into underground burrows and bring out the prey. Whatever their quarry, I am certain they enjoyed tramping about the countryside all day, even if they came home empty handed.