[D8805AHI], Letter from Daniel Henry Chamberlain to Sherburne Blake Eaton, October 10th, 1888

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Title

[D8805AHI], Letter from Daniel Henry Chamberlain to Sherburne Blake Eaton, October 10th, 1888

Editor's Notes

[enclosure to D8805AHH] "Your crticism on motograph is good; but whether a pure Greek word can be found that will be euphomisms is a question. The Greek verb for move is KIVEW and the word for motion is KIVISIS-Hence a word formed precisely like photograph and phonograph to express a picture of motion, would be KIVMSIGRAF or anglica Kinesigraph. Whether you will think this one available popular word I cannot say. I should approve it because a pure work regularly and legitimately formed." Yours [unclear] Dan "P.S. The E in Kinesigraph would of course be long and draw the account of that syllable." [Eaton marginalia: "Kineesigraph would [unclear] correct pronunciation"]

Date

1888-10-10

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Folder/Volume ID

D8805-F

Microfilm ID

121:549

Document ID

D8805AHI

Publisher

Thomas A. Edison Papers, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University
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