Carbon Filament Lamp

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Description (Brief)
"Y-Ray" carbon lamp with Thomson-Houston base. Double-arch cellulose filament.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca. 1898
ca 1898
maker
Shelby Electric Company
Physical Description
carbon (overall material)
porcelain (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 cm x 6.5 cm; 5 1/8 in x 2 9/16 in
ID Number
2000.0224.06
catalog number
2000.0224.06
accession number
2000.0224
Credit Line
from OSRAM Sylvania Inc.
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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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