Nipper
(1884-1895)

animal and dog

Died aged c. 11

Nipper (1884–1895) was a dog who served as the model for a painting titled His Master's Voice. This image was the basis for the dog-and-gramophone logo used by several audio recording and associated brands: Victor Talking Machine Company, Gramophone Company, Berliner Gramophone, His Master's Voice, HMV, EMI, RCA, RCA Victor, Victrola, Electrola, Bluebird, Zonophone, JVC and Deutsche Grammophon.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

"His Masters Voice". Mark Barraud 1848-1887 owner and master of Bristol born dog Nipper 1884-1895 was employed as a scenic designer in the old Prince's Theatre in Park Row

Corner of Park Row/Woodland Road, Bristol, United Kingdom where they worked

At the rear of Lloyds Bank is the last known resting place of Nipper the famous HMV dog

?, Kingston Upon Thames, United Kingdom where they was buried (1895)