Standard Carbon Lamp

Description (Brief)
Typical carbon filament lamp tested at the National Bureau of Standards.
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1905
Physical Description
carbon (overall material)
overall: 5 in x 2 1/4 in; 12.7 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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 the U. S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards & Technology
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