2 Antique Edison Photos, Thompson / Brown Brothers, NY

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  • Item Category: Fine Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Sep 01, 2008
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2 Antique Edison Photos, Thompson / Brown Brothers, NY

's 2 wonderful Antique Thomas Edison Photos, by Paul Thompson + Brown Brothers, NY. T is much croping in the borders as they are headed for the Science and history books. The photos are in great condition (from a collector). These are not copies of copies! The photo on the left is 5x7" and the one on the right is 6x8". circa late 1920s.

Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 âe" October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and businessman who developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph and a long lasting light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park" by a newspaper reporter, he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production to the process of invention, and tfore is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.

Edison is considered one of the most prolific inventors in history, holding 1,093 U.S. patents in his name, as well as many patents in the United Kingdom, France and Germany.

This photo and the many that I have listed are from an extensive collection of an estate in Massachusetts. The collector was a photographer who had access to many press and historic photos, all over the world. Many are first run from the original
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