Neon Sign

Description (Brief)
Luminous Sign with neon gas designed by Perley Gilman Nutting (1873–1949) and made by Edward O. Sperling at the National Bureau of Standards. Exhibited at the St. Louis Exposition in 1904.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
discharge lamp
neon sign
date made
1904
associated date
1904
maker
National Bureau of Standards
Sperling, Edward O.
designer
Nutting, Perley Gilman
Physical Description
wood (mounting material)
glass (tubing material)
Measurements
overall: 7 3/4 in x 13 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 19.685 cm x 33.655 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
EM*334753
catalog number
334753
accession number
314637
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 the Estate of Edith R. Meggers, thru Howard Kolodny
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