Chromolithograph of Thomas EdisonChromolithograph of Thomas EdisonChromolithograph of Thomas EdisonChromolithograph of Thomas EdisonChromolithograph of Thomas EdisonChromolithograph of Thomas EdisonChromolithograph of Thomas EdisonChromolithograph of Thomas Edison

Here is an original colored lithograph, otherwise known as a "chromolithograph", of Thomas Edison "making a phonograph". It dates from 1901 and has a beautiful gilt wood frame from the period; cannot guarantee that it's the original frame, but certainly from that time period. By the beginning of the 20th century Thomas Edison had become a household name as many were being lighted by his lightbulb, and music was heard from his phonographs. This particular lithograph measures 7 7/8" by 9 7/8" and is in good condition, although there is a very small hole at the bottom of the print which is clearly indicated in the photo that I've taken. I chose not to touch it since these prints sometimes are very fragile and damage easily. Even with this imperfection this chromolithograph is a rare find and a wonderful piece of American history!

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Chromolithograph of Thomas Edison

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