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Neg No: (L) 122567
Neg Size: 8 " x 6 "
Neg Date:16-07-1926

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Sitter: William Taynton- the first person to be televised [possibly](1)

122566.jpg (5634 bytes)

Biog: -

Date: 16 July 1926

Occasion: Trial television broadcast

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Costume: -

Jewellery: -

Furniture & Props: -

Photographer: Lafayette Ltd

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 3

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.








Additional information:

Acknowledgements: Identification provided by Roddy MacKenzie, Assistant Archivist, The University of Strathclyde

1. See: Tom McArthur and Peter Waddell, Vision Warrior: The hidden achievement of John Logie Baird, Orkney Press Ltd, 1986, pp 142-143