Mercury Lamp in Laboratory Fixture

Description (Brief)
Cooper Hewitt mercury vapor lamp mounted in a wooden luminaire. For use with a laboratory Michelson interferometer.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
discharge lamp
date made
ca 1908
maker
Cooper Hewitt Electric Company
Measurements
overall: 33 1/2 in x 14 in x 8 1/2 in; 85.09 cm x 35.56 cm x 21.59 cm
place made
United States: New Jersey, Hoboken
ID Number
2001.0033.01
accession number
2001.0033
catalog number
2001.0033.01
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 Columbia University, Department of Physics
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