Audiovisual technology

  • Television with magnifying glass

    Record number: 600

    Date: 1936

    Geographical specifications: France

    Form of acquisition: unknown

    Dimensions: 37.5 x 45 x 5 cm

    Dimensions: 22 x 27 x 4.5 cm

    Dimensions: 14 x 11.5 cm

    Radio viewer (TV) with magnifying glass. A large magnifying glass with adjustable support is fitted in front of the screen to magnify the image, as the screen is very small. With two side speakers, and a wooden box, of considerable depth. These early televisions, with their long, narrow tube, were built using the technology, typology and the aesthetics of the radio era, in this case somewhat recalling the Art Deco style.