Light Bulb Lapel Pin

Description (Brief)
Brass lapel-pin with a non-functional light bulb. Resembles a typical carbon filament lamp of the early 1900s.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1905
Physical Description
brass (pin mount material)
glass (envelope material)
Measurements
overall: 5.5 cm x .8 cm x 1.2 cm; 2 3/16 in x 5/16 in x 1/2 in
ID Number
2002.0342.01
accession number
2002.0342
catalog number
2002.0342.01
subject
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
from Gale D. Kaufmann

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