Edison Employees in the Menlo Park Laboratory, New Jersey, 1880

Summary

The names of "star" designers might lodge in our minds, just as the names of innovators like Thomas Edison do. But while the essential vision for a design might arise from an individual, it is typically collaboration that drives design ideas through to results. At the Menlo Park laboratory many experimenters undertook the research that made Edison's vision a reality.

The names of "star" designers might lodge in our minds, just as the names of innovators like Thomas Edison do. But while the essential vision for a design might arise from an individual, it is typically collaboration that drives design ideas through to results. At the Menlo Park laboratory many experimenters undertook the research that made Edison's vision a reality.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

1880

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

P.B.4183

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Linen (Material)
Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.5 in

Width: 11 in

Menlo Park Laboratory

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