March 31, 2003
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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