Statue of Thomas Edison


Thomas Edison
National Statuary Hall - Thomas Edison.jpg
The statue in 2016
ArtistAlan Cottrill
MediumBronze sculpture
SubjectThomas Edison
LocationWashington, D.C., United States

Thomas Edison is a bronze sculpture depicting the American inventor and businessman of the same name by Alan Cottrill, installed in the United States Capitol's National Statuary Hall, in Washington, D.C., as part of the National Statuary Hall Collection. The statue was gifted by the U.S. state of Ohio in 2016, and replaced one depicting William Allen, which had been donated in 1887.[1]

See also


  1. ^ "Thomas Edison". Architect of the Capitol. Retrieved December 30, 2017.

External links

  • Media related to Thomas Edison by Alan Cottrill at Wikimedia Commons