Matte finish standing portrait of the Wizard of Menlo Park holding a cigar by White & Co. Inscribed in black ink at the lower right corner "To Hazen S. Pingree and my old friends at City Hall Very Truly Yours, Thomas A. Edison December 18 1892." Photographer's signature and 1892 copyright date printed in the image. Mounted to board. A little chipping to edges and scuffs and scrapes in the image. In good condition. Hazen S. Pingree, a Civil War veteran and shoe magnate, served four terms as mayor of Detroit, Michigan from 1889-1897, and was Governor of Michigan from 1897-1901.
COA from PSA/DNA.