HMV dog is in Kingston-upon-Thames

As HMV faces closure give a thought to the dog Nipper.

Where is he?

He was buried in Kingston-upon-Thames in a spot now covered by Lloyds Bank.

The bank has a plaque and he is remembered by Nipper Alley opposite Wilkinson’s.

HMV is the modern name for His Master’s Voice which was inspired by a painting by Francis BarraudĀ of Nipper listening to a gramophone.

The bank and alley are both in the main street leading from Kingston Bridge.

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