Reproduction Edison Lamp with Box

Description (Brief)
This lamp was mass-produced for the centennial of Edison’s invention.
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1979
Physical Description
black (base color)
glass (bulb material)
paper, cardboard (box material)
plastic (base material)
lamp: 17.3 cm x 10.4 cm; 6 13/16 in x 4 3/32 in
box: 18 cm x 10.2 cm x 10.2 cm; 7 3/32 in x 4 1/32 in x 4 1/32 in
location of prior holder
United States: Pennsylvania
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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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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