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Baird's home phone431 viewsJohn Logie Baird created a home telephone exchange in his bedroom at The Lodge in West Argyle Street, Helensburgh, to link up five houses by means of wires slung across the street — one of them the home of his great childhood pal and later backer, entertainer Jack Buchanan. Two old friends, Bruce and Harris, are pictured using the system in the bedroom. JLB's bedroom slippers are on the ledge beneath the stool. Image supplied by the inventor's son Malcolm.Feb 20, 2013
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Hastings experiment257 viewsJohn Logie Baird working at Hastings, circa 1924.Feb 20, 2013
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William Taynton256 viewsWilliam Taynton is seen with large cathode ray tubes at Radiolympia in 1939.Feb 20, 2013
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Scanner227 viewsA 30 facet mirror drum flying spot scanner. Image circa 1931.Feb 20, 2013
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264 views30 line TV from the BBC, circa 1932. T.H.Bridgewater is on the left.Feb 20, 2013
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Publicity picture241 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 TV237 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 TV230 viewsDaylight TV at Long Acre in 1930, with John Logie Baird on the right.Feb 20, 2013
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Baird receiver218 viewsJohn Logie Baird is pictured with a C.R.T. receiver, circa 1937.Feb 20, 2013
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Baird and Buchanan208 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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Noctovision223 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 Apparatus212 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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