Tungsten Filament Lamp

Description (Brief)
A third generation tungsten filament lamp with pear-shaped envelope. For use in street lighting on a parallel-circuit.
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1920
General Electric Company
overall: 35 cm x 13.2 cm; 13 25/32 in x 5 3/16 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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 Company, Edison Lamp Works
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