Working model of Mihaly telehor, early 2000s

Made:
2000-2005 in Nieuwpoort
maker:
Denis Asseman

A working replica of a Mihaly telehor, built by Denis Asseman in the early 2000's. In 1931 Denes von Mihaly (1894-1953), a Hungarian living in Germany, demonstrated a mechanical 30-line and 48-line television system with a picture rate of 10 frames per second at the Berlin Radio Show. He called his system the Telehor. No complete Telehors survive. This working replica was built specially for the Science Museum.

Details

Category:
Television
Object Number:
2009-5053
Materials:
electronic components, metal (unknown) and wood (unidentified)
type:
working model
taxonomy:
  • component - object
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford