Tungsten Filament Lamp

Description (Brief)
A third generation tungsten filament lamp with pear-straight (PS) shaped envelope.
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1915
General Electric Company
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
overall: 31 cm x 1.1 cm; 12 7/32 in x 7/16 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
from General Electric Company, Edison Lamp Works
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