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Magazine cover which features a drawing of Edison dressed as a wizard.

Cover of The Daily Graphic of New York, 9 July 1879. Caption reads: "The Wizard's Search."

Although his most profitable inventions had been for telegraph improvements, he was best known for his invention of the phonograph in 1877.
SI negative #80-18655

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