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Scanner768 viewsA 30 facet mirror drum flying spot scanner. Image circa 1931.Feb 20, 2013
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30 line TV964 views30 line TV from the BBC, circa 1932. T.H.Bridgewater is on the left.Feb 20, 2013
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Publicity picture769 viewsJohn Logie Baird smiles broadly for a publicity still with Gwen Farrar, a London-born singer, cellist and film actress, who was the stage partner of singing pianist Norah Blaney. Image date unknown.Feb 20, 2013
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Colour TV714 viewsColour TV in 1928. Major A.G.Church is on the right of the picture, with John Logie Baird beside the receiver.Feb 20, 2013
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Daylight TV709 viewsDaylight TV at Long Acre in 1930, with John Logie Baird on the right.Feb 20, 2013
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Baird receiver701 viewsJohn Logie Baird is pictured with a C.R.T. receiver, circa 1935.Feb 20, 2013
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Baird and Buchanan760 viewsJohn Logie Baird pictured filming his lifelong friend and patron Jack Buchanan, the Helensburgh-born stage and film star, on the roof of the Long Acre Studios in London on July 2 1928. The technician was Thomas Collier.Feb 20, 2013
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Noctovision825 viewsJohn Logie Baird (left) is seen operating his night vision device, the Noctovisor, on Boxhill in Surrey in 1929. It was slung on gimbals and rotated about a circular compass scale, and was said to be able to pick up a ship's lights in fog and give a compass bearing, or televise people who were in complete darkness.Feb 20, 2013
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Early Apparatus691 viewsJohn Logie Baird shows his early television apparatus to William Le Queux (left), a novelist alive to be possibilies of radio experiment, at Hastings in 1924. Le Queux was one of only three men who showed interest in Baird's work at that time.Feb 20, 2013
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Wedding guest867 viewsJohn Logie Baird (2nd from right, back row), his father, the Rev John Baird (4th from left, front row), and his mother Jessie, a niece of the famous Inglis shipbuilding brothers Anthony and John, are seen in this wedding group outside the Queen's Hotel in Helensburgh on June 6 1922. The bride was JLB's sister Jeannie, known to friends as Tottie, and the groom is the Rev Neil Conley. Jessie Baird is on the bride's left, and JLB's sister Annie is immediately behind the groom. Far left back row is Anna Snodgrass (nee Inglis), aunt of Arnold Snodgrass. JLB is looking fit after a sojourn at a health spa. The Conleys' son Norman (b.1926) moved from Glasgow to Helensburgh about 2002 and passed away early in 2009. Norman's daughter Laura Conley (b.1954) is still living in the burgh.Oct 21, 2012
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1906 car780 viewsJohn Logie Baird (right) and a friend are seens in his 'Reaper and Binder' three-wheeled car in the Trossachs in 1906. The car was later written off after a crash on the Loch Lomond road.Oct 21, 2012
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Erecting aerial638 viewsThis image from the 1926 book 'Television: Seeing by Wireless', written by Alfred Dinsdale, A.M.I.R.E., shows John Logie Baird an assistant erecting the aerial at 2T.V., the world's first television broadcasting station at the offices of Television Limited in the heart of London. The receiving station was nine miles away at Harrow. A copy of the first edition of this book fetched over £10,000 at a Christies auction.Oct 10, 2012
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