Experimental Incandescent Lamp

Description (Brief)
Experimental incandescent lamp, U.S. Patent # 247380. A ribbon radiator will glow but short-circuit before melting.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
1881
associated person
Maxim, Hiram S.
maker
Maxim, Hiram S.
Measurements
overall: 9 3/4 in x 5 3/8 in; 24.765 cm x 13.6525 cm
ID Number
EM*308595
catalog number
308595
accession number
89797
patent number
247380
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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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