Tipless Carbon Lamp

Description (Brief)
Tipless carbon filament lamp with Thompson-Houston base. Exhaust tube opens at top of stem press.
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1900
ca. 1900
Thomson-Houston Electric Company
overall: 4 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in; 11.43 cm x 5.715 cm
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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