Skip to Content
HomeAbout this siteHelpSearch this site The Library of Congress
America's Story from America's LibraryMeet Amazing AmericansJump Back in TimeExplore the StatesJoin America at PlaySee, Hear and Sing
Jump Back in Time Gilded Age (1878-1889)

First Public Demonstration of Edison's Light Bulb


Back

Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison in 1878, about the time he was working on the incandescent electric lighting system

CREDIT: Thomas Edison, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, 1880. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction number LC-USZ62-98067.



Library Of Congress | Legal Notices | Privacy | Site Map | Contact Us