Edison, Thomas Alva

Thomas Alva Edison, American inventor and businessman, 1847-1931

Edison 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. was a prolific inventor, holding 1,093 US patents in his name, as well as many patents in the United Kingdom, France, and Germany. More significant than the number of Edison's patents was the widespread impact of his inventions: electric light and power utilities, sound recording, and motion pictures all established major new industries world-wide. Edison's inventions contributed to mass communication and, in particular, telecommunications.

  • Edison, Thomas Alva, American inventor (1847-1931) Typed letter signed ("Thos A. Edison").No place, 16 Jan 1905.

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  • Edison, Thomas Alva, American inventor and businessman (1847-1931). Portrait postcard signed.No place, ca. 1925.

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  • Edison, Thomas Alva, American inventor and businessman (1847-1931). Typed letter signed ("Thos A. Edison").Orange New Jersey, 19 May 1923.

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  • Edison, Thomas Alva, American inventor and businessman (1847-1931). Autograph letter signed ("TaE").No place, "Sunday" August 1901.

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  • Edison, Thomas Alva, Erfinder und Elektroingenieur (1847-1931). Albumblatt mit eigenh. U.O. O. u. D.

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    Edison, Thomas Alva, Erfinder und Unternehmer (1847-1931). Signiertes Original-Portraitphoto. Vintage.O. O., um 1920.

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  • [Edison, Thomas Alva]. - Schurz, Carl, German revolutionary, US general, politician and statesman (1829-1906). Autograph letter signed ("C. Schurz").New York, 15 Jan 1884.

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