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IMAGE number
XOS778455
Title
Thomas Edison, c.1877-8 (b/w photo)
Artist
Brady, Mathew (1823-96) / American
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. In Washington with his second phonograph (first 1877)
Location
Private Collection
Medium
Photographie noir et blanc
Date
c.1877-c.1878 (C19th)
Credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • america
  • american
  • apparatus
  • businessman
  • cylinder
  • engineering
  • equipment
  • full length
  • gramophone
  • invention
  • inventor
  • machine
  • male
  • mechanical
  • phonograph
  • portrait
  • recorder
  • recording
  • science
  • scientist
  • seated
  • sound
  • technology
  • thomas edison
  • united states
  • usa

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