High pressure sodium lamp

Description (Brief)
"Lumalux" high pressure sodium lamp, base-up design, rated at 150 watts. Designed for exterior lighting.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
discharge lamp
date made
ca 1980
maker
Sylvania Electric Products Inc.
Physical Description
polycrystalline alumina (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 in x 3 1/2 in; 20.32 cm x 8.89 cm
ID Number
1998.0005.13
catalog number
1998.0005.13
accession number
1998.0005
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 Osram Sylvania Inc., thru Richard H. Dowhan
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