This is a reproduction of a photo transmitted by electrical scanning in the Philo T. Farnsworth Laboratories in Philadelphia, Nov. 20, 1935. The original, which appeared on the flat end of a cathode ray tube, measured 6 by 8 inches, had 240 lines and was transmitted at the rate of 24 frames per second. (AP Photo/Pix Inc.)

Happy 87th birthday, Television

On September 7, 1927, inventor Philo T. Farnsworth transmitted an image with a device called an “image dissector.”