Reproduction Steinmetz Patent Lamp

Description (Brief)
A reproduction of Charles Steinmetz’s 1912 mercury vapor lamp made for defense of U.S. patent 3,234,421.
Object Name
discharge lamp
date made
General Electric Lighting Company
Physical Description
mercury (overall material)
overall: 6 in x 2 3/4 in x 5/8 in; 15.24 cm x 6.985 cm x 1.5875 cm
place made
United States: Ohio, Cleveland
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 Gilbert H. Reiling

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