Television Projector at Proctor's Theatre, 1930

General Electric Company

Museum of Innovation & Science

Museum of Innovation & Science
Schenectady, United States

Mechanical television projector designed by Ernst Alexanderson and demonstrated in RKO Proctor's Theatre in Schenectady for the first theater demonstration of television, on May 22, 1930. Pictured are GE engineers Ray Kell and Ernst Alexanderson.


  • Title: Television Projector at Proctor's Theatre, 1930
  • Creator: General Electric Company
  • Location: Schenectady - Schenectady County - New York
  • Physical Dimensions: 8 x 10
  • Original Language: English
  • Subject Keywords: Engineers; Inventors; Television production; WRGB-TV (Television station : Schenectady, N.Y.); Alexanderson, Ernst Fredrik Werner, 1878-1975
  • Type: Photograph
  • Publisher: General Electric Company
  • Rights: This digital image may be used for educational uses. Please cite as miSci- Museum of Innovation & Science. Prior written permission is required for any other use of the images from miSci.

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