Edison and Steinmetz - Their Last Meeting

General Electric Company1931/1931

Museum of Innovation & Science

Museum of Innovation & Science

Painting by Harold Mott-Smith of Edison and Steinmetz's 1922 meeting, where Edison viewed Steinmetz's lightning generator. The painting is based on the famous photograph in which Edison and Steinmetz view items struck by Steinmetz's lightning machine. Mott-Smith created the painting in 1931 after Edison's death, and it was used in the GE 1932 calendar.

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  • Title: Edison and Steinmetz - Their Last Meeting
  • Creator: General Electric Company
  • Date Created: 1931/1931
  • Location: Schenectady, New York
  • Physical Dimensions: 8 x 10
  • Subject Keywords: Charles Steinmetz, Electricity, Inventors
  • Type: Photograph
  • Publisher: General Electric Company
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