• Creator
  • Webster & Stevens
  • Created Date
  • 1949
  • Description
  • KING-TV went on the air on Thanksgiving Day, 1948. It was the first television station in the Pacific Northwest. At first, the station was on the air only in the late afternoons and evenings, and all shows were in black and white. Most television sets at that time had seven-inch or ten-inch screens.This 1949 photo shows one of KING-TV's station identification graphics. The crowned microphone logo character, King Mike, was designed by Walt Disn... more
    KING-TV went on the air on Thanksgiving Day, 1948. It was the first television station in the Pacific Northwest. At first, the station was on the air only in the late afternoons and evenings, and all shows were in black and white. Most television sets at that time had seven-inch or ten-inch screens.This 1949 photo shows one of KING-TV's station identification graphics. The crowned microphone logo character, King Mike, was designed by Walt Disney for King Broadcasting. less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Scanned from original negative using Epson Expression 10000XL as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 16-bit grayscale, resized to 700 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS4, JPEG quality measurement 4
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