Alexandra Palace, the home of the B.B.C. The large transmitt
Alexandra Palace as the home of the B.B.C television service in 1936 showing the mast and transmitting aerials for vision and sound. Special tests of reception of the B.B.C from Alexandra Palace of synchronised television and speech were held at Olympia by a committee of the Radio Manufacturers' Association. On alternate days transmissions from Alexandra Palace were given by Baird and Marconi E.M.I systems. In 1935 the B.B.C experimented with John Logie Baird's television system and Marconi's E.M.I system. The E.M.I succeeded Baird's in 1937.
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Dali with 'Vision of War'
The surrealist artist, Salvador Dali (1904-1989), is photographed here with his painting, 'Vision of War', recently executed at the time for the first major retrospective of his work at The Museum of Modern Art in New York to open in April 1941. At the time he was also working on his autobiography, 'The Secret Life of Salvador Dali'. The artist and his wife, Gala, had moved to the United States in 1940 to escape the German occupation of France. Date: 02/04/1941
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Liberal Election Campaign Card, 1909
A Liberal Party campaign card for the 1909 General Election. A grim image of an elderly couple heading for the workhouse is contrasted with the party's vision of sunlit fields of waving corn. The slogan at the bottom reads: Vote for the People's Budget.
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