Edison Birthplace Museum, Milan, OH Photos

Thomas Alva Edison (1874-1931) was born in Milan, OH in a house (built c1841) which is now a Museum (9 North Edison Drive). This museum house features items associated with the Edison family plus period furniture.

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Edison Birthplace house now a Museum. Milan, OH.Rear facade of Edison Birthplace which became a Museum in 1947. Milan, OH.Lily in garden at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Rocking bench in front hall of Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.
Edison Birthplace house (c1841) now a Museum (9 North Edison Drive). Milan, OH. On National Register.Rear facade of Edison Birthplace which became a Museum in 1947. Milan, OH.Lily in garden at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Rocking bench in front hall of Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.
Travelling desk at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Early American mirror with steamship painting at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Mirror painting of side-wheeler steamship at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Bed where Edison was born at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.
Travelling desk at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Early American mirror with steamship painting at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Mirror painting of side-wheeler steamship at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Bed where Edison was born at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.
Chair & wash pitcher set in bedroom at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Bed with quilt by Edison's mother at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Painted dresser at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Wash set & washstand at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.
Chair & wash pitcher set in bedroom at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Bed with quilt by Edison's mother at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Painted dresser at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Wash set & washstand at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.
Bed under eves of Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Rocking chair at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Pig footrest at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Bedroom at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.
Bed under eves of Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Rocking chair at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Pig footrest at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Bedroom at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.
Living room fireplace at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Settee in living room at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Portrait of Thomas Alva Edison at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Oil lamp at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.
Living room fireplace at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Settee in living room at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Portrait of Thomas Alva Edison at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Oil lamp at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.
Sugar & creamer set at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Kitchen fireplace at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Various porcelain pieces at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Covered jar with painted flowers at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.
Sugar & creamer set at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Kitchen fireplace at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Various porcelain pieces at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Covered jar with painted flowers at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.
Blue porcelain pieces at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Cruet set at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Sideboard with china at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Wooden antiques including cradle, high chair, folding ladder, & bench at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.
Blue porcelain pieces at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Cruet set at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Sideboard with china at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Wooden antiques including cradle, high chair, folding ladder, & bench at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.
Wooden folding ladder at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Spinning wheel, weasel & barrel at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Painting of senior Edison with family at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Photo of Edison's grandfather at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.
Wooden folding ladder at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Spinning wheel, weasel & barrel at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Painting of senior Edison with family at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Photo of Edison's grandfather at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.
Painted portrait of Edison's grandfather at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Portrait of T.A. Edison at age 14 at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Portrait of T.A. Edison at age 3 1/2 at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Portrait of Edison's mother Nancy at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.
Painted portrait of Edison's grandfather at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Portrait of T.A. Edison at age 14 at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Portrait of T.A. Edison at age 3 1/2 at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Portrait of Edison's mother Nancy at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.
Edison stock ticker at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Edison effect bulb used as electronic tube diode at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Edison chalk telephone receiver at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Working replica of Edison's first phonograph at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.
Edison stock ticker (this model 1885) (in use 1869-c1939) at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Edison effect bulb (1883) used as electronic tube diode at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Edison chalk telephone receiver at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Working replica of Edison's first phonograph (1877) at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.
Edison talking doll at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Edison shaving machine used to remove grooves to reuse dictation cylinders at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Collection of Edison phonographs at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Edison Triumph phonograph at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.
Edison talking doll (c1889) at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Edison shaving machine (c1915) used to remove grooves to reuse dictation cylinders at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Collection of Edison phonographs at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Edison Triumph phonograph (c1910) at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.
Edison Standard phonograph with cylinders at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Edison Amberola 30 phonograph at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Edison Diamond Disk phonograph Chippendale Lab Model at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Edison Electric Pen to make copying stencils at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.
Edison Standard phonograph with cylinders at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Edison Amberola 30 phonograph (c1917) at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Edison Diamond Disk phonograph Chippendale Lab Model (1916) at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Edison Electric Pen (1874) to make copying stencils at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.
Edison invented A.B. Dick Diaphragm Mimeograph at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Edison invented A.B. Dick Diaphragm Mimeograph at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Early Edison Motion Picture Projector at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Model of Edison's Black Maria, world's first movie studio in West Orange, NJ, at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.
Edison invented A.B. Dick Diaphragm Mimeograph (1901) at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Edison invented A.B. Dick Diaphragm Mimeograph (1901) at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Early Edison Motion Picture Projector at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Model of Edison's Black Maria, world's first movie studio in West Orange, NJ, at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.
Dawn of a New Light painting of scenes from life of Thomas Edison by Howard Chandler Christy's at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Detail of Dawn of a New Light painting of scenes about Thomas Edison by Howard Chandler Christy's at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.

Dawn of a New Light painting of scenes from life of Thomas Edison (1950) by Howard Chandler Christy's at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Detail of Dawn of a New Light painting of scenes about Thomas Edison (1950) by Howard Chandler Christy's at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.


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