Anglepoised Notes

Dog Solitude

March 31, 2003

From The History of Nipper and His Master’s Voice:

In Liverpool Nipper discovered the Phonograph, a cylinder recording and playing machine and Francis Barraud “often noticed how puzzled he was to make out where the voice came from”. This scene must have been indelibly printed in Barraud’s brain, for it was three years after Nipper died that he committed it to canvas.

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