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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
discharge lamp
date made
ca 1935
General Electric Company
Physical Description
mercury (overall material)
overall: 4 3/4 in x 2 7/8 in; 12.065 cm x 7.3025 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog 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 the Mt. Vernon Museum of Incandescent Lighting, thru Hugh F. Hicks
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