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BAIRD, John Logie (1888-1946). Inventor of television.
Typewritten Letter Signed to Mrs Tweedie, 1 page 8vo (trimmed without loss of text, note of identification at the head), no place, 12 September 1930. Declining an invitation to dine on the grounds that he has to go to Germany to demontrate his large screen which he is showing at the Scala Theatre in Berlin.
The German Post Office gave Baird the facilities to develop an experimental television system in 1929, and the next year he demonstrated his mechanical big-screen version in the London Coliseum, as well as in Paris, Stockholm and Berlin.
With a postcard photograph of Baird with an early television set.
[No: 21786]

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