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    One of Edison's last late night drawings

    Thomas A. Edison Autograph Diagrams. Two pages, 8.5" x 11" & 8" x 5", [West Orange, New Jersey] February 8, 1922. A pair of original pencil drawings of an unidentified electrical device. On the larger of the two Edison notes the lengths of pipe on each row and adds: "frichon of 30 ft of pipe across any platten". In the margin, his assistant, Buchanan noted that "This sketch was made 2 AM in press room, and this was really the last spell Edison had of working day & night. For 2 weeks he worked every other night & till about 8 or 9 pm on the intervening nights..." Worthy of further research. Light chipping at folds, moderate toning, else very good.


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    February, 2008
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