Mercury Vapor Lamp

Description (Brief)
Experimental mercury vapor lamp rated at 1000 watts. Typewritten label indicates a test run of "12,120 hours.”
Currently not on view
Object Name
discharge lamp
date made
ca 1950
Westinghouse Electric Corp.
overall: 14 in x 3 1/2 in; 35.56 cm x 8.89 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 Philips Lighting Co.
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