"The Lion of Newfoundland" was adapted from the original rug shown in the last image. The original rug "Lion and Beavers" was hooked circa 1875-1900. This rug can be seen at the American Museum in Britain. I don't offer this version, but would if asked.
First image hooked by Rhonda Manley; second image hooked by Karen Kosmider; third image hooked by Nancy Gingrich; fourth image hooked by Linda Stoker. Original image courtesy American Museum in Britain.