Carol Hersee, a.k.a The Test-Card Girl. Technically was/still-is, The Most Famous Girl on British Television, for decades.
BBC Test card. Waiting for kids tv to start on a Saturday morning..... !!
Waiting for Watch with Mother . The television was not on all day long, remember this
Philips G22K550 Colour Television 1974.
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Test Card F. The first BBC colour test card broadcast on July 2nd, 1967, the day after the first colour broadcast..
This handwriting is so cute!
The BBC test card F. Introduced in 1967 and used up to 1998. The girl's name was Carole and she was the 8 year old daughter of George Hersee, a BBC engineer and designer of the card.
Jane Blundell: Testing watercolour - creating templates and test cards.
Back in the day, test patterns played all night because TV stopped broadcasting for a few hours after midnight or 1am.