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Baird and Wells144 viewsThe novelist H.G.Wells (1866-1946), one of the earliest writers of science fiction, and John Logie Baird met for the first and only time in October 1931 on board the liner Aquitania, on route to New York. Image first published in Baird's memoirs "Television and Me" by courtesy of the Royal Television Society.Jan 04, 2021
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Baird 1930101 viewsA Northcliffe Newspapers photo, dated August 21 1930, captioned: "Mr John L.Baird, of television fame."Dec 24, 2020
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China honour147 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 cover91 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 Baird220 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 home289 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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174 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 Wall487 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 demo525 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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Wonderwall665 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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Portrait697 viewsA photographic portrait of Helensburgh-born TV inventor John Logie Baird. Image date unknown.Feb 02, 2017
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Original apparatus732 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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