Carbon Filament Lamp

Description (Brief)
“New Type Edison" lamp. A typical commercial incandescent lamp of the late 1890s, made for 220 volt service.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1899
maker
General Electric Company
Measurements
overall: 13 cm x 5.8 cm; 5 1/8 in x 2 9/32 in
ID Number
EM*181816
catalog number
181816
accession number
33407
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 General Electric Co.
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