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Edison After Forty

January 11, 1994 – September 6, 1994

American History Museum
12th and Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC

Location: Lower Level, West Wing, Documentary Photo Gallery

This exhibition of 60 photographs focuses on the later years of Thomas Edison's career. Already famous for his invention of the light bulb, the photographs illustrate how he continued his work in his new West Orange, NJ, lab--now the Edison National Historic Site.

Online exhibition