Standard Tungsten Lamp

Description (Brief)
First generation tungsten lamp tested at the National Bureau of Standards. Filament is sintered tungsten.
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1908
General Electric Company
Physical Description
tungsten (overall material)
overall: 5 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in; 13.97 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog 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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