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Baird, John Logie 1888-1946

Overview
Works: 64 works in 114 publications in 2 languages and 3,307 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Dedicatee
Classifications: TK6635.B3, 621.3880092
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Sermons, soap and television by John Logie Baird( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Restoring Baird's image by Donald F McLean( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The following topics are dealt with: distant vision; history of television; phonovision; restoring vision; and discoveries
John Logie Baird, television pioneer by R. W Burns( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Professor Russell Burns attempts to offer a balanced biography of one of the twentieth Century's outstanding inventors, published here to coincide with the 75th anniversary of Baird's first public demonstration of a rudimentary television system. The author's meticulous treatment is based on primary source documents although many personal recollections are included to add humour, colour and context. A great deal of material regarding Baird's business partnerships in the early 1920s has only recently become available to researchers and is covered here for the first time." "Baird is credited in Britain and elsewhere as the inventor of television, realising a quest which for fifty years had engaged the attention of inventors, scientists and engineers. When he started work he had no regular income, no research experience and no laboratory or workshop, his work had no funding or commercial sponsorship, and initially he had no expert help. Having demonstrated a rudimentary system in early 1926 he then developed many other aspects of television and aspired to launch a low-definition television broadcasting service. To raise capital he entered various business partnerships. Holding many patents, he could have retired wealthy but he chose instead to develop his ideas further, focusing on cinema, colour and stereoscopic television, so that when he died he left only [pound]7000." "The book illuminates Baird's life and work in many interesting ways. For example, how did Baird's technical strategy and development compare with the work undertaken in industrial laboratories? How did his development policy compare with the development of wireless by Marconi? Was his 'invention' in 1925 really outstanding?"--Jacket
John Baird, the romance and tragedy of the pioneer of television by Sydney A Moseley( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Baird "televisor" seeing by wireless by John Logie Baird( Book )

1 edition published in 1926 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baird of television by Ronald F Tiltman( Book )

2 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Baird "Televisor" : diagram of the first successful "television" transmitter exhibited at South Kensington Museum( Book )

1 edition published in 1926 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Le magicien de Londres, [pièce pour la télévision en 22 séquences] by John Logie Baird( )

in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

John Logie Baird : 50 years of television by Maurice Exwood( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Television : a popular talk by John Logie Baird( Book )

1 edition published in 1926 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Gaumont British news( Visual )

1 edition published in 1938 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Opens with shots of the original television apparatus now in the South Kensington Museum. The commentator introduces television's inventor, Mr. John Baird, who notes that it has been 12 years now since this apparatus first showed the transmission of outline images to the public. He points out the various components of the equipment and adds that the apparatus was shown to members of the Royal Institution and others on January 27, 1926. The commentator laments the disastrous fire at the Crystal Palace, which destroyed much valuable apparatus. Stock footage of the fire is shown. "Despite that, great strides have been made in 12 years; television pictures have even been shown in airliners" (a television shows a picture of an ocean liner). John Baird returns to the screen, explaining that "today we are able to show television on screens large enough to be shown to a cinema audience, and have recently been able to send wireless television pictures in color."
Men and discoveries in electricity by Bryan Morgan( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Television and me : the memoirs of John Logie Baird by John Logie Baird( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Television to-day and to-morrow by Sydney A Moseley( Book )

1 edition published in 1933 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Baird, J.L. 1888-1946

Baird, John Logie

Baird, John Logie 1888-1946

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ジョン・ロジー・ベアード Scottish engineer; first person to demonstrate a working television.

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Languages
English (72)

French (1)

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Restoring Baird's imageTelevision and me : the memoirs of John Logie BairdJohn Logie BairdRestoring Baird's imageJohn Logie Baird, television pioneerJohn Logie Baird : a lifeTelevision and me : the memoirs of John Logie Baird