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
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
Credit Line
from General Electric Co.
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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