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IMAGE number
DGC2636877
Title
Portrait of Thomas Edison, 1878 (photo)
Description
Thomas Alva Edison (1847 – 1931) was an American inventor and businessman. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park",he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and because of that, he is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory;
Location
Private Collection
Medium
photographie
Date
1878 (C19th)
Credit
Prismatic Pictures / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • 19th century
  • america
  • american
  • businessman
  • c19
  • c19th
  • edison
  • electric light bulb
  • image
  • innovation
  • innovator
  • inventor
  • inventors
  • light bulb
  • male
  • man
  • photo
  • photograph
  • photographic
  • portrait
  • science
  • scientist
  • the wizard of menlo park
  • thomas alva edison
  • thomas edison
  • united states
  • us
  • usa
  • vintage
  • young
  • 1878

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