Lot #163
Thomas Edison

Handsome signed portrait of the inventor, certified by his daughter: "The inscription and signature are in my father's writing"
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Estimate: $1000+

Description

Handsome signed portrait of the inventor, certified by his daughter: "The inscription and signature are in my father's writing"

Vintage matte-finish 7 x 9.75 photo of Edison by Walter Scott Shinn, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To C. B. Crosby, Thos. A. Edison.” In very good to fine condition, with a crease passing across Edison's chest. Accompanied by a 1965 ALS by his daughter, Madeleine Edison Sloane, in part: "The picture you sent me is a copy of a rather well known photograph of my father, taken by Walter Scott Shinn, a New York City photographer. I do not know under what circumstances this photograph was given to Mr. Crosby, but the inscription and signature are in my father's writing."

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #589 - Ended August 12, 2020





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