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John Logie Baird

(1888-1946), Television pioneer

Sitter in 25 portraits
Television pioneer. The Scottish electrical engineer began experimenting with television technology in 1922 and gave the world's first demonstration of true television in 1926. The first transatlantic transmission followed in 1928 and his system was used by the BBC from 1929-37. He demonstrated colour television with a cathode ray tube in 1939 and researched into stereoscopic television.

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John Logie Baird, by Walter Benington - NPG P968

John Logie Baird

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P968

John Logie Baird, by Donald Gilbert - NPG 4125

John Logie Baird

by Donald Gilbert
bronze bust, 1959, based on a work of 1943
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4125

John Logie Baird, by Unknown photographer - NPG x11612

John Logie Baird

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1910s
NPG x11612

John Logie Baird, by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd) - NPG x49619

John Logie Baird

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
whole-plate film negative, 7 March 1928
NPG x49619

John Logie Baird, by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd) - NPG x49620

John Logie Baird

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
whole-plate film negative, 7 March 1928
NPG x49620

John Logie Baird, by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd) - NPG x49621

John Logie Baird

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
whole-plate film negative, 7 March 1928
NPG x49621

John Logie Baird, by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd) - NPG x49622

John Logie Baird

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
whole-plate film negative, 7 March 1928
NPG x49622

R. F. Tiltman; John Logie Baird, by Unknown photographer - NPG x11614

R. F. Tiltman; John Logie Baird

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, June 1932
NPG x11614

John Logie Baird, by Howard Coster - NPG x2658

John Logie Baird

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x2658

John Logie Baird, by Howard Coster - NPG x2661

John Logie Baird

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x2661

John Logie Baird, by Howard Coster - NPG x2662

John Logie Baird

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x2662

John Logie Baird, by Howard Coster - NPG x2663

John Logie Baird

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x2663

John Logie Baird, by Howard Coster - NPG x2665

John Logie Baird

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x2665

John Logie Baird, by Howard Coster - NPG x2666

John Logie Baird

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x2666

John Logie Baird, by Howard Coster - NPG x2667

John Logie Baird

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x2667

John Logie Baird, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83930

John Logie Baird

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, February 1935
NPG x83930

John Logie Baird, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83931

John Logie Baird

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, February 1935
NPG x83931

John Logie Baird, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x81231

John Logie Baird

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 10 February 1935
NPG x81231

John Logie Baird, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x81232

John Logie Baird

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 10 February 1935
NPG x81232

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John Logie Baird

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x2659

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John Logie Baird

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x2660

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John Logie Baird

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x2664

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