"Stopper" Lamp Replica

Description (Brief)
Replica "stopper lamp" made to the original 1893 specifications for the Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1934
maker
Westinghouse Lamp Company
Physical Description
wood (base material)
glass (envelope material)
carbon (filament material)
Measurements
overall: 7 in x 3 3/4 in; 17.78 cm x 9.525 cm
place made
United States: New Jersey, Bloomfield
ID Number
2002.0020.01
accession number
2002.0020
catalog number
2002.0020.01
subject
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 Charles A. Oerkvitz
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