Edison and staff in second floor laboratory, Menlo Park

Edison Electric Light Company1880/1880

Museum of Innovation & Science

Museum of Innovation & Science
Schenectady, United States

Image taken February 22, 1880. Left to right: Ludwig Boehm, Charles L. Clarke, Charles Batchelor (seated beneath the hanging lamps), William Carman, Samuel Mott, George Dean, Edison (below the tallest organ pipe), Charles Hughes, George Hill, George Carman, Francis Jehl, John Lawson, Charles Flammer, Charles Mott, and James MacKenzie (at the desk near the window). Notice the incandescent lamps in the gas fixtures. The organ in back was a gift from Hilborne Roosevelt, an early investor in the phonograph. Photo IDs from Edison Paper Project, Rutgers University


  • Title: Edison and staff in second floor laboratory, Menlo Park
  • Creator: Edison Electric Light Company
  • Date Created: 1880/1880
  • Location: Menlo Park, New Jersey
  • Physical Dimensions: 8 x 10
  • Original Language: English
  • Subject Keywords: Lighting, Light bulbs, Inventions, Research, Thomas Edison, Laboratories, Electricity
  • Type: Photograph
  • Publisher: General Electric Company
  • Rights: This digital image may be used for educational uses. Please cite as miSci- Museum of Innovation & Science. Prior written permission is required for any other use of the images from miSci.

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