Sculpture of three giant light bulbs: in memory of Thomas Alva Edison

Did you know that the first european theatre lighten up by electrict light bulbs was located in Brno? And that the famous inventor Thomas Alva Edison visited the town in 1882, because this was his project?

Most people don’t, so now there is a monument to remind that:

Three giant lightbulbs commemorating Thomas Alva Edison

Three giant light bulbs commemorating Thomas Alva Edison

The first electically lit theatre in Europe behind the monument

The first electically lit theatre in Europe behind the monument

The sculpture was made by Tomáš Medek

The sculpture was made by Tomáš Medek

I like this monument – people passing by were stopping to explore it, touch it, and to read the small banner. I’ve never experienced such a reception of a new sculpture on a street.

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