Low Pressure Sodium Lamp

Description (Brief)
Type CL-2 low pressure sodium lamp. These lamps are very efficient but only give a stark yellow light.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
discharge lamp
date made
ca 1950
maker
Westinghouse Electric Corporation
Physical Description
sodium (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 32.5 cm x 6 cm; 12 25/32 in x 2 3/8 in
ID Number
2001.0084.08
accession number
2001.0084
catalog number
2001.0084.08
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 Daniel A. Larson
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