Replica Edison Lamp

Description (Brief)
Replica Edison sewing thread filament lamp made by Francis Jehl for the 50th anniversary of the invention.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1929
associated date
1879 10 21
associated person
Edison, Thomas Alva
maker
Jehl, Francis
Measurements
lamp: 7 in x 2 1/2 in; 17.78 cm x 6.35 cm
stand: 8 in x 8 in x 4 in; 20.32 cm x 20.32 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
EM*318327
catalog number
318327
accession number
232729
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
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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