The History of TV (Part 2, 1920s – 1940s)

Like in our previous post previous post below you will find photos that represent the development of the TV from the Roaring Twenties, through the Great Depression, and beyond.

The kinescope tube by Vladimir Zworykin, 1923.

The kinescope tube by Vladimir Zworykin, 1923.

Baird Transmitter Rear, 1926.

Baird Transmitter Rear, 1926.

Baird Televisor, the first British commercially sold televison set, between 1930 and 1933.

Baird Televisor, the first commercially-sold British television set, between 1930 and 1933.

RCA_TT5, 1939 .

RCA_TT5, 1939 .

 

TV+, 1940.

TV+, 1940.

Color drum and mirror camera, 1941.

Color drum and mirror camera, 1941.

Color camera, 1945.

Color camera, 1945.

 

Cbs color camera, late 1940s.

CBS color camera, late 1940s.

A Baird Lyric with a 12-inch screen,1946.

A Baird Lyric with a 12-inch screen, 1946.

RCA 630-TS, the first mass-produced television set, which sold in 1946–1947.

RCA 630-TS, the first mass-produced television set, which sold between 1946 and 1947.