Demonstration Incandescent Lamp

Description (Brief)
Edison demonstration lamp on a reproduction base. Lamp was used at the 1879 New Year’s Eve Demonstration.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
1879
associated user
Edison, Thomas Alva
maker
Edison, Thomas Alva
Physical Description
glass (lamp material)
metal (lamp material)
wood (base material)
Measurements
overall: 21.3 cm x 10.1 cm; 8 3/8 in x 3 31/32 in
ID Number
EM*310577
catalog number
310577
accession number
123470
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 Frank A. Wardlaw, Jr. and Frank A. Wardlaw
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