Welsh miner in a television broadcast, 19 May 1938.
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Welsh miner Anuerin Jones being filmed in a television studio talking about his experiences as a miner for a BBC television broadcast from Alexandra Palace, Wood Green, London. The first public television transmisions in Britain were made from Alexandra Palace in 1936. The cameraman seated in the foreground is operating an Emitron camera, mounted on a trolley to help move the camera around the studio. Photograph taken by Frederick G Roper for the Daily Herald newspaper. This photograph has been selected from the Daily Herald Archive, a collection of over three million photographs. The archive holds work of international, national and local importance by both staff and agency photographers.