Mercury Vapor Lamp Components

Description (Brief)
Power supply and ballast for Cooper Hewitt mercury vapor lamp. For use with a laboratory Michelson interferometer.
Currently not on view
Object Name
discharge lamp auxilary
discharge lamp ballast
date made
ca 1908
Cooper Hewitt Electric Company
overall: 30 in x 18 in x 18 in; 76.2 cm x 45.72 cm x 45.72 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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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