High pressure sodium lamp

Description (Brief)
"Lumalux" high pressure sodium lamp rated at 400 watts. Often used for street-lighting.
Currently not on view
Object Name
discharge lamp
date made
ca 1985
Sylvania Electric Products Inc.
Physical Description
polycrystalline alumina (overall material)
overall: 9 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in; 24.13 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
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accession number
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
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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