Standard Carbon Lamp

Description (Brief)
Typical carbon filament lamp tested at the National Bureau of Standards.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1905
Physical Description
carbon (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 2 1/4 in; 12.7 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
1992.0342.03
catalog number
1992.0342.03
accession number
1992.0342
subject
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
See more items in
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
Additional Media

Visitor Comments

Add a comment about this object

Submit a comment or ask a question about this object using the form below. Submissions are moderated and may receive a curator response. Please note that we cannot evaluate or appraise your personal artifacts. For other questions or general inquiries please visit our FAQ or contact page.

Personal information will not be shared or result in unsolicited e-mail. See our privacy policy.

Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.