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B2015 Television receiver, 17' A.W.A. Radiola 'Deep Image', black and white, maple finish, cabinet on stand, manufactured by A.W.A, Australia, 1956. Click to enlarge.

AWA television receiver

Made
This television reciever was manufactured by AWA in 1956, the year broadcasting was introduced in Australia. AWA were among the leading manufacturers of television receivers in the late 1950s, along with Philips, Pye, Astor and Admiral.

Summary

Object No.

B2015

Object Statement

Television receiver, 17' A.W.A. Radiola 'Deep Image', black and white, maple finish, cabinet on stand, manufactured by A.W.A, Australia, 1956

Physical Description

Television receiver, 17" A.W.A. Radiola "Deep Image", black & white, maple finish, cabinet on stand, manufactured by A.W.A, Australia, 1956 ... one of the first black & white T.V. receivers made in Australia (SB)

Dimensions

Height

925 mm

Width

585 mm

Depth

555 mm

Production

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Mr & Mrs E A & V I Crome, 1973

Acquisition Date

7 June 1973

Cite this Object

Harvard

AWA television receiver 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 7 March 2021, <https://ma.as/210444>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/210444 |title=AWA television receiver |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=7 March 2021 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}
This object is currently on display in Social History at the Museums Discovery Centre.