Edison Bust in Library
Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, May 9,1891
Doug Boilesen, 2023
This panel, extracted from "A Day with the Edison, the Electrician" shows the Electric Organ in the Library of Edison's Laboratory. An Edison bust is on the mantel. The artist is unknown artist but this may be the plaster bust made by Rupert Schmid.
For more details about Rupert Schmid and other Edison busts, see "It Was a Dark and Stormy Night..." The Forgotten Story of Four-and-a-Half Edison Busts, 1878 - 1910 by Allen Koenigsberg, The Antique Phonograph, June 2023.
"A Day with the Edison, the Electrician. His Laboratory, Residence, etc. -- Drawn by C. Bunnell."
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, May 9, 1891