Carbon Filament Lamp

Description (Brief)
Typical carbon filament lamp from the late 1800s made with a Thomson-Houston Company base.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1895
ca. 1895
maker
Thomson-Houston Electric Company
Measurements
overall: 5 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 13.97 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
EM*333032
accession number
294351
catalog number
333032
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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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