Woman demonstrating a television receiver, Radiolympia, London, 1938.
© NMeM / Daily Herald Archive / Science & Society Picture Library
A photograph of a woman demonstrating a television set at the Radiolympia Exhibition at Olympia, London, taken by Edward Malindine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 23 August, 1938. This Philips Large Screen Projection television, all-wave push-button receiver was on sale for around £21. The cabinet also houses a radio. 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.