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Television outside broadcast, 13 July 1938.


Television outside broadcast, 13 July 1938.
3 2 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 24cm


A photograph of a television outside broadcast from a tennis court at Roehampton, taken by Sayers for the Daily Herald newspaper. This outside broadcast was part of a series of BBC programmes demonstrating various sports. Jasmine Bligh, one of the first BBC television announcers, is receiving coaching from tennis player AG Mathews. This outside broadcast was made using an Emitron television camera mounted on a three-wheeled trolley. 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.

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