Nernst Incandescent Lamp Component

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Description (Brief)
This glower assembly was the active element in a Nernst lamp. When it burned out it could be quickly replaced.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1900
maker
Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Co.
Measurements
overall: 3 in x 2 in; 7.62 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
EM.334501
catalog number
334501
accession number
271855
Credit Line
from the Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago)
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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