Elihu Thomson, 1880s

General Electric Company1883/1890

Museum of Innovation & Science

Museum of Innovation & Science
Schenectady, United States

Albumen photograph print of inventor and electrical pioneer Elihu Thomson. Thomson's early work with dynamos, arc lamps, and alternating-current power made him one of the top inventors of the late 19th century. His Thomson-Houston company merged with the Edison General Electric Company in 1892 to form General Electric.


  • Title: Elihu Thomson, 1880s
  • Creator: General Electric Company
  • Date Created: 1883/1890
  • Location: Lynn, Massachusetts
  • Physical Dimensions: 8 x 10
  • Subject Keywords: Elihu Thomson, Electricity, Electrical industry, Inventors
  • 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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