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Postwar American Television

Topps Card - Color TV

Early Television

The picture on this card was from a July, 1954 issue of National Geographic:

Early Television

Early Television

Courtesy of Steve Dichter

Here are comments from Ed Reitan:

The man at the color receiver is RCA labs receiver design guru, Dalton Pritchard (one of my heroes).

The image on the receiver screen is "Sunflower Girl" from the NTSC Color Television Reference Slide Set (Kodachrome).

Unless the photo has been cropped, more of Prichard is shown in the  TOPPS card, indicating TOPPS got an original photo from National Geographic to make their card.