Demonstration Incandescent Lamp

Description (Brief)
Edison demonstration lamp with bristol-board filament used at Menlo Park on New Year’s Eve 1879.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
1879
associated date
1879
associated user
unknown
maker
Edison, Thomas Alva
Physical Description
wood and cloth (box material)
Measurements
overall: 6 in x 2 3/8 in; 15.24 cm x 6.0325 cm
ID Number
EM*320504
catalog number
320504
accession number
241402
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 International Business Machines, Inc., William J. Hammer Collection
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