Mercury Vapor Lamp

Description (Brief)
Type S-4 mercury vapor sunlamp with glass that transmitted both visible light and ultraviolet rays for use in tanning.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
discharge lamp
date made
ca 1940
maker
General Electric Company
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 2 5/8 in; 12.7 cm x 6.6675 cm
ID Number
1997.0387.04
accession number
1997.0387
catalog number
1997.0387.04
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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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