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Thomas Edison and his early phonograph. Cropped from Library of Congress copy.

Date circa 1877
date QS:P,+1877-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
(probably 18 April 1878, based on the extremely similar photo [1])
This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID cwpbh.04044.
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Brady-Handy Photograph Collection
Author Levin C. Handy (per
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Edited (dust & speck removal only) from Commons original by en:User:Janke


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