John Logie Baird, Frith St, London, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Sieni
N 51° 30.790 W 000° 07.876
30U E 699050 N 5710795
Quick Description: John Logie Baird first demonstrated television in his laboratory on this site.
Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/27/2011 8:23:15 AM
Waymark Code: WMCYPT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member miatabug
Views: 4

Long Description:

On January 27th, 1926 Baird made the first public demonstration of "noctovision"[2], a forerunner of television, to members of the Royal Institution at his laboratory in the attic of this building.[1]

The building now houses Bar Italia Espresso Bar

  1. John Logie baird, television and lifelong learning
  2. ATSF Noctovision - Infrared Television in 1926
Blue Plaque managing agency: London County Council

Individual Recognized: John Logie Baird

Physical Address:
22 Frith Street

Web Address: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
To log an entry for a "Blue Plaque," please try to include a picture of you next to the plaque!
Search for... Google Map
Google Maps
Bing Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Blue Plaques
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log User Rating  
Master Mariner visited John Logie Baird, Frith St, London, UK 3/10/2012 Master Mariner visited it