This scrapbook covers the period April-December 1881 and contains newspaper clippings and other material relating to the Paris Electrical Exhibition of 1881. Many of the clippings describe the exhibits of Edison and his competitors. Also included are guide leaflets, information bulletins, and official notices concerning the exhibition. Much of the material is in French. The front cover is labeled "Paris Exposition Scrapbook." The spine is labeled "T. A. Edison. No. 51." The book contains 144 numbered pages. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.