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Televisionary: 1923

Televisionary: 1923

Washington, D.C., 1923. "Inventor C. Francis Jenkins with most recent invention, radio camera with which it will be possible to send pictures by wireless. He hopes to be able to broadcast moving pictures of national events to distant cities immediately after they are photographed." The Jenkins Radio-Picture Transmitter with "prismatic rings." Click here for more electro-mechanical television photos. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

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It'll never catch on. We should all just sit around and listen to the radio, as God intended.

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