Edison, Thomas Alva (1847-1931) Scrapbook Related to the Dedication of a Memorial Statue in Kyoto, Japan, 1966.
Japanese-produced silk brocade album with handmade endleaves, consisting of a ten-leaf album containing approximately thirty black and white photographs of the Edison statute and events around its dedication, with three 8 x 10 in. color photographs of Edison's daughter Madeleine Edison Sloane (1888-1979) in Japan, a letter from Yoshijiro Ishikawa, with a photograph and the original envelope; and two copies of the illustrated brochure produced for the eighth International Edison Birthday Celebration in Japan, 1964; album is 13 x 12 1/2 in.
The statue was created for the Matsushita Electric Industrial Company, now known as Panasonic.
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