Friday, October 31, 2008


During the years between 1891-1925, scientists began to figure out ways to send sound and image through space and through wires. Eventually, this created a new medium in the world. It also spawned new words such as "amplification", "motion picture", "radio", "electron", and "wireless" to enter the vocabulary.
Steve Gompf, the Executive Director of the Television Museum International (the man responsible for the show) says of this medium "The cathode ray tube has become a glass-faced altar." Perhaps that is why each antique "televisor" is placed upon its own pedestal- so that the viewing public can worship and appreciate their idols as individual givers of entertainment.
The exhibit will be on display through November 15, 2008 in the Schneider Hall Galleries on the University of Louisville's Campus. Admission is free.

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