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Edison invents his famous electric lamp...



Item # 671082

December 24, 1879

THE SUN, New York, Dec. 24, 1879 

* Inventor Thomas Edison
* Electric light bulb
* Menlo Park


The ftpg. begins with a great article, taking over a full column, headed: "EDISON'S LAMP YET BURNING" "The Inventor's Calculation that this is Equivalent to Ordinary Family Use for 24 Days--How the Electricity Is Obtained, and How it is to be Distributed by Wires".
This is a wonderful article on Thomas Edison's electric lamp, Edison has quotes in this article, as he defends the success of his new invention, particularly against the criticism of William Sawyer.
A great article on one of the inventions that would change the way people would live.
Four pages, some archival mends inside, some margin tears generally nice condition.

Item from Catalog 298 (released for September, 2020)...

Category: Post-Civil War