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A dog; the model for a painting by Francis Barraud of a dog listening to a phonograph allegedly playing a recording made by his recently deceased master. More likely, just a sentimental painting named "His Master's Voice". Originally offered to Edison's British representative but turned down, Barraud approached the Gramophone Company asking to borrow a brass horn to allow him to brighten the picture by repainting the original black horn. They asked him to paint a gramophone in place of the phonograph, and they would buy the painting. It subsequently became the company's logo and was used by many of Emile Berliner's other businesses around the world. The story of the image suffers from the fact that while his master might have recorded his voice on a phonograph, that's not possible on a gramophone.

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