Thomas Edison, US inventor

Thomas Edison, US inventor

H405/0165 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 31.6MB

Downloadable file size: 5.1MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator



Caption: Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931), US inventor, in his laboratory. Edison is famous for inventing or improving devices such as the phonograph and the electric light bulb. Edison was one of the first inventors to build research laboratories to make and develop inventions. He also founded several companies, and filed over 1000 patents. Other work included improvements to telegraphy, cameras, and motion picture cameras, as well as promoting his DC electrical distribution systems. He also discovered the Edison Effect, on which thermionic valves are based. Photographed for the cover of the 27 February 1909 issue of Scientific American. See H405/164 for the full front cover.

Release details: Model release not available. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1800s, 1900s, 1909, 19th century, 20th century, 60s, 62, adult, american, black-and-white, caucasian, chemical, edison effect, elderly, electric light bulb, historical, history, human, inventor, laboratory, magazine, male, man, monochrome, north america, north american, old, patents, periodical, phonograph, physics, pioneer, portrait, research, researcher, scientific american, sixties, technological, technology, thomas alva edison, thomas edison, united states, us, usa, white

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.