Antedating of "Television"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Mon Mar 12 02:27:28 UTC 2012

television (OED 1907 June)

1907 _Times of India_ 2 Jan. 8 (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)  "The way leading to electric tele-vision," Professor Korn responded, "will still be a long one.  For the moment being, a thousand conducting wires and some apparatus a thousand times more complicated would be required, and this would be exceedingly expensive."

Fred Shapiro

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