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Sunday, July 3, 2016

Philo T. Farnsworth

This Statue of Philo T. Farnsworth (1906– 1971) by James R. Avati can be found in Emancipation Hall in the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center, representing the State of Utah.
"Called “the father of television” for devising an early electronic television system, which he first conceived in high school. Early televisions used 100 of his patents. Received more than 160 patents for inventions used in the development of the infrared night light, electron microscope, baby incubator, gastroscope, astronomical telescope, and radar. Shown holding an electronic camera tube that he invented in the 1920s." -- The Architect of the Capitol

Philo T. Farnsworth
Father of Television

Another version of this statue can be found in Beaver City Utah: Philo T. Farnsworth, HMdb

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