Child's china teaplate, c 1922.

 
Child's china teaplate, c 1922.
4 0 c m
 
36cm
actual image size: 28cm x 32cm

Description

Plate with cartoon bearing the legend '2ZY Manchester calling'. The first radio and television broadcasting stations used call-signs, identification codes still used by radio amateurs, ships and aircraft. Most familiar was ZLO for London. As this plate suggests the public cheerfully accepted this rather official means of identification.

Image Details

Image Ref.
 
10276280

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