Experimental Incandescent Lamp

Description (Brief)
Experimental carbon filament lamp with electrode. This may be an Edison-effect lamp, forerunner to the radio tube.
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1895
overall: 5 in x 2 3/8 in x 3 3/8 in; 12.7 cm x 6.0325 cm x 8.5725 cm
place made
United States: New York
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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 General Electric Lighting Company, thru Terry K. McGowan
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