Carbon Filament Lamp

Description (Brief)
Carbon filaments were being replaced by more efficient tungsten filaments around the time this lamp was made.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1918
maker
Sunlight
Sunlight Lamp Company
Measurements
overall: 12.9 cm x 5.8 cm; 5 3/32 in x 2 9/32 in
ID Number
EM*318619
catalog number
318619
accession number
232729
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 Princeton University, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, thru Dean Howard Menand
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