Thomas Edison at Menlo Park Laboratory in Greenfield Village during Light's Golden Jubilee, October 1929

Summary

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the incandescent electric lamp, Henry Ford hosted the Light's Golden Jubilee in Dearborn, Michigan. Ford chose the occasion to dedicate Greenfield Village to his friend, Thomas Edison. During the festivities, Edison reenacted the first successful testing of the light bulb (1879) in Greenfield Village's detailed reproduction of his laboratory in Menlo Park, New Jersey.

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the incandescent electric lamp, Henry Ford hosted the Light's Golden Jubilee in Dearborn, Michigan. Ford chose the occasion to dedicate Greenfield Village to his friend, Thomas Edison. During the festivities, Edison reenacted the first successful testing of the light bulb (1879) in Greenfield Village's detailed reproduction of his laboratory in Menlo Park, New Jersey.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 10.25 in

Width: 8 in

Incandescent Lamp Made by Thomas Edison and Presen...

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