His Master’s (Digital) Voice
November 26th, 2008
I’m sure that this has been done by others. But I saw the HMV old-style dog and gramophone graphic today and knew I needed to do it for the digital age. If you don’t know the image, here you go:
In the UK, there’s a chain called HMV, named for His Master’s Voice. I once had an American visitor trying to work out what HMV stood for. He got as far as “Her Majesty’s” and decided not to try and finish with a “V” word.
Categorized as: Drawing
November 26th, 2008 at 10:27 am
The HMV dog, which also served as a trademark for RCA, is named Nipper. His painting, originally showing him with an Edison cylinder machine, was redone with a disk machine in the late 1890s.