E. E. B. Mackintosh

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Colonel Ernest Elliot Buckland Mackintosh DSO (died 1957) was a Director and Secretary of the Science Museum in London, England.[1]

Mackintosh was appointed Director and Secretary of the Science Museum in succession to Sir Henry Lyons, who retired in October 1933.[2] He retired as Director of the Science Museum on 30 November 1945.[3]

He was a Colonel and was awarded a Distinguished Service Order (DSO) for his military service.[4]

Quotations[edit]

There can be no doubt that high definition television is one of the most remarkable technical achievements of our times. (1937)[5]

Publications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ David Follett, The Rise of the Science Museum under Henry Lyons. Science Museum, London, 1978. ISBN 0-901805-19-X. Pages 91, 121, 135, 160, 162.
  2. ^ Announcements. Nature, Volume 132, pages 22–24, 1 July 1933. doi:10.1038/132024b0
  3. ^ Science Museum: Retirement of Col. E. E. B. Mackintosh. Nature, Volume 156, Issue 3970, pages 658–658, 1 December 1945. doi:10.1038/156658b0
  4. ^ H. R. Calvert, Colonel E. E. B. Mackintosh. Nature, Volume 181, Issue 4601, pages 17–18, 4 January 1958. doi:10.1038/181017b0
  5. ^ Television Quotes, Schubin Cafe.

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Cultural offices
Preceded by
Colonel Sir Henry Lyons
Director of the Science Museum
1933–1945
Succeeded by
Dr Herman Shaw