Mercury Vapor Lamp

Description (Brief)
A type S-2 sunlamp featured a cap placed over the bulb to increase the ultraviolet output and minimize glare.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1935
maker
General Electric Company
Physical Description
mercury (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 3/4 in x 2 7/8 in; 12.065 cm x 7.3025 cm
ID Number
1997.0387.07
accession number
1997.0387
catalog number
1997.0387.07
Credit Line
from the Mt. Vernon Museum of Incandescent Lighting, thru Hugh F. Hicks
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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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