Newark Parlor Album of Distinguished Jerseymen, Art and Architecture. Thomas Edison, Emil P Spahn, publisher, photographer. Joseph Atkinson.

Thomas Edison and Other Distinguished Jerseymen

Newark Parlor Album of Distinguished Jerseymen, Art and Architecture.

[Newark, NJ: Press of Ward & Tichenor], 1879-1880.

12 monthly parts with 12 albumen print portrait photographs, nos 5 - 12 in German with additional German edition of no. 2, without the final issue (vol. II, no.I). 4to. Thomas Edison and Other Distinguished Jerseymen. Publisher’s brown cloth, titled in gilt, covers off, spine recased. Item #257692

A rare periodical featuring photographic portraits of Thomas Edison, General Philip Kearny and other distinguished Newark men by photographer Emil Spahn. More than half of the numbers are present here in German-language editions, and no. 7 (June 1880) contains a sketch of the Newarker Männergesangverein Arion, with a montage portraits of 90 members and officers.
OCLC locates only two copies, both at Rutgers University.

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