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China honour90 viewsA plaque honouring John Logie Baird has been erected in a park in the Chinese city of Shenzhen. It has a population of 12 million and is a centre of Chinese high technology. Nearby are plaques for Einstein and Mendeleev. Image supplied by Professor Malcolm Baird.Sep 16, 2020
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First day cover38 viewsA 1967 first day cover with a 1s 9d stamp showing John Logie Baird's television equipment, posted in Helensburgh on September 19 1967.Jul 05, 2020
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Nurse Annie Baird126 viewsAnnie Baird, sister of John Logie Baird, can be seen top left in this group of young nurses pictured at Hythe, Kent, c.1911. Image supplied by her nephew, Professor Malcolm Baird.Apr 14, 2020
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JLB's Bexhill home250 viewsJohn Logie Baird returned to the south coast in 1944, setting up home in Swiss Cottage, Bexhill. He lived there until his death two years later after suffering a stroke. The Station Road home was demolished in 2007 and the site now houses a development of apartments, named Baird Court.Dec 05, 2019
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130 viewsHeritage Trust chairman Stewart Noble with John Logie Baird's daughter Diana Richardson at the opening of the 'Unknown John Logie Baird Exhibition' in 2000.Photo by Kenneth Crawford.Mar 28, 2019
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Whole Wonder Wall458 viewsA tribute to John Logie Baird on the wall of the University of Strathclyde Graham Hills Building in George Street, Glasgow — one of a number of massive official murals. Appropriately, on the right is Dr Who's Tardis. Image supplied by Des Gorra.Oct 03, 2017
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Telechrome demo501 viewsJohn Logie Baird's August 1944 demonstration of the Telechrome, the world’s first cathode ray tube for colour television, was an historic event. The picture was large and bright, a great improvement over the small flickery images of the old mechanical system.Jul 01, 2017
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Wonderwall638 viewsA tribute to John Logie Baird on the wall of the University of Strathclyde Graham Hills Building in George Street, Glasgow — one of a number of massive official murals. Image supplied by Des Gorra.Feb 18, 2017
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Portrait669 viewsA photographic portrait of Helensburgh-born TV inventor John Logie Baird. Image date unknown.Feb 02, 2017
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Original apparatus694 viewsHelensburgh inventor John Logie Baird is pictured with the first television transmitter, made up literally from odds and ends, in September 1926. The apparatus was used in the world's first successful demonstrations of instantaneous moving scenes by wire and wireless. It is now housed in the Science Museum in South Kensington, London.Jan 24, 2017
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Portrait715 viewsAn August 23 1930 photo of John Logie Baird.Nov 07, 2016
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Daylight TV692 viewsAn October 3 1929 photo of John Logie Baird explaining the mechanism of the television receiver while testing daylight transmission. His latest experiments in daylight transmission featured Swedish exercises performed by an instructor transmitted to the receiver in movie form. On the left is his technical assistant, Ben Clapp.May 04, 2016
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