Thomas Alva Edison Briar Wood Portrait Tobacco Smoking Pipe Bust by Oguz Simsek. Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and businessman. He developed many devices in fields such as electric power generation, mass communication, sound recording, and motion pictures. These inventions, which include the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and early versions of the electric light bulb, have had a widespread impact on the modern industrialized world. He was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of organized science and teamwork to the process of invention, working with many researchers and employees. He established the first industrial research laboratory. Edison was raised in the American Midwest. Early in his career he worked as a telegraph operator, which inspired some of his earliest inventions. In 1876, he established his first laboratory facility in Menlo Park, New Jersey, where many of his early inventions were developed. He later established a botanical laboratory in Fort Myers, Florida, in collaboration with businessmen Henry Ford and Harvey S. Firestone, and a laboratory in West Orange, New Jersey, that featured the world’s first film studio, the Black Maria. With 1,093 US patents in his name, as well as patents in other countries, Edison is regarded as the most prolific inventor in American history. Edison married twice and fathered six children. He died in 1931 of complications of diabetes. Polished with natural Carnauba wax for shine. Overall Length: 157 mm / 6. Bowl Height: 63 mm / 2. Bowl Width: 61 mm / 2. Chamber inside, diameter: 20 mm /. Chamber inside, depth: 43 mm / 1. Your postal service principally requires a signature upon service of the goods. It is therefore necessary that the recipient is available to accept the package. If you want a custom pipe please contact me. Here is a small selection of the available models. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Tobacciana\Pipes\Estate”. The seller is “oguz-simsek” and is located in this country: TR. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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