My Dog Faust
4.75 in HIGH x 3.75 in WIDE x .5 ft DEEP
(12.06 cm HIGH x 9.52 cm WIDE x .15 m DEEP)
Gift of Mrs. Stuart Kierulff

Gold Fever! The Lure and Legacy of the California Gold Rush. Jan. 24, 1998 - Oct. 31, 1999 TOM Silver & Gold: A Preview, September 16, 1995 - January 28, 1996

Ambrotype. Description: dog holding newspaper in his mouth. In leatherette case with gold stamping design. ca. 1880. History: "My dog `Faust', St. Bernard. Bought when a pup for $20.00; raised on a good education so that he did everything but speak. Was my companion in my bachelor days in San Francisco, a tame friend. I sold him when going east and wept when I parted with him. Sold for $75.00 but worth $200.00."
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