Demonstration radio receiver

Made:
1926 in United Kingdom
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British Broadcasting Corporation Demonstration broadcast receiver. Overhead view of whole object against grey
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

British Broadcasting Corporation Demonstration broadcast receiver. Front 3/4 view of whole object against grey
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

British Broadcasting Corporation Demonstration broadcast receiver. Detail view of section of object against grey
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

British Broadcasting Corporation Demonstration broadcast receiver. Front 3/4 view of whole object against grey
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

British Broadcasting Corporation Demonstration broadcast receiver. Detail view of section of object against grey
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

British Broadcasting Corporation Demonstration broadcast receiver. Overhead view of whole object against grey
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Schematic Diagram of demonstration broadcast receiver (Inv. No. 1926-1076) No 1, 1926. From Science Museum photographic
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Demonstration broadcast receiver, unsigned, United Kingdom, 1926

The BBC’s development section, led by Harold L Kirke, produced this radio for the Science Museum. It was used to demonstrate the new technology to visitors.

Details

Category:
Radio Communication
Object Number:
1926-1076
Materials:
aluminium (metal), asbestos, bakelite, brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (metal), electronic components, glass, metal (unknown), plastic (unidentified) and steel (metal)
type:
radio receiver
taxonomy:
  • component - object
credit:
British Broadcasting Corporation.