8. THOMAS A. EDISON (1847-1931)
American inventor whose inventions included the phonograph, the motion picture camera, the light bulb among many others. He is the fourth most prolific inventor in history with 1,093 U.S. patents in his name as well as patents in the United Kingdom, France and Germany.
This museum quality frame measures 24" x 19" houses two smaller frames. The left frame, measuring 8.5" x 12.25," features the typed "Minutes of a Meeting of the Board of Directors of Edison Storage Battery Company," dated February 1, 1921. Presided over by Mr. Charles Edison, the board allotted a portion of the meeting to discuss the "reduction in price of Caustic Soda from Mathieson Alkali Works, Inc." The document was signed by the Board which included "Charles Edison," "Thos A Edison," Harry F. Miller, John V. Miller and Secretary, "Arthur Mudd." The right frame, measuring 7" x 9.5," displays a photography of Thomas Edison. $1550.00