Young girl at a BBC microphone, 1943.
© NMeM / Daily Herald Archive / Science & Society Picture Library
A photograph of a young Chinese girl making a radio broadcast, taken by Saidman for the Daily Herald newspaper on 17 December, 1943. Dresed in her national costume and holding a paper lantern, Lily Ying Tang is making a radio broadcast for the BBC. The studio is decorated with garlands for this special BBC Children's Hour Christmas and New Year broadcast. 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.