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Thomas A. Edison & Lula Van Noy, New Jersey

Taken by Harry W. Van Noy, at the Edison Estate.

Thomas Alva Edison (1847 - 1931) was a well-known inventor and perhaps even a better businessman. He had 1,093 patents in the United States and many patents in Europe. But he not only had patents, he focused on mass production of his inventions andbringing them to the population at large (the light bulb, phonograph, and movie camera, for instance). His most famous quote is "Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration." And he certainly proved that! ... show more

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What an excellent find! Thank you for sharing Harry.
Feb 28, 2013 9:48 am reply
oh, WOW! This is an awesome photo, and in great condition. I'd love to hear the story behind this one.
Feb 28, 2013 10:01 am reply
Photo taken at Edison Estate Florida United States of America
Thomas A. Edison & Lula Van Noy, New Jersey

Thomas A. Edison

Mini-biography
Born: Feb 11, 1847 in Milan, OH , United States of America
Died: Oct 18, 1931 (age 84) in West Orange, NJ , United States of America
Also in this photo: Thomas A. Edison  ·  Lula Van Noy