Napoleon's Dog 3
don't say we are not diligent. Some kind soul has emailed
us in a picture of ... yes, you guessed it ... Napoleon's
we hope it is - as we've had more leads on this than the
ones hooking up our computer system!
here's the creature in question and it can be found at the
Musée de l'Armée in Paris.
thanks to Oriel Caine and Wes Westfall we may be able to
name the mutt. They have done themselves proud - and eased
our major headache - by giving us this info.
book called Pauline Borghese
by Antonio Spinosa published in French by Tallandier in
1986 says Napoleon's dog on Elba was called Lauro.
you guys, very very much!
And Elizabeth Sargeant has sent us this info about Napoleon's
dog on St Helena.
Napoleon was on St. Helena he had a black and white dog
called 'Sambo' - it had its ears cut off, in the Chinese
style, and looked more like a seal. After Napoleon's death
in May 1821 the dog was taken back to Europe by Countess
Bertrand and her children."