London, South Kensington
30 October 2002
four prints of Edison photographs (a portrait, one in his factory, one of Edison holding an alkaline storage battery, and one as a child), three with Edison Historical Site stamps on the reverse; a print of the factory; a print of a contemporary phonograh poster; three commemorative stamps; a booklet titled Tribute to Genius by W.J. Cameron, 1940; and two plastic-mounted Edison display posters What is Invention? and Edison and the Electric Light - 32 x 24in. (81 x 61cm.)(a lot)
Purchased from the estate of Thomas Edison's son, Charles, who was governor of New Jersey between 1941 - 1944.
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