Standard Tungsten Lamp

Description (Brief)
First generation tungsten lamp tested at the National Bureau of Standards. Filament is sintered tungsten.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1908
maker
General Electric Company
Physical Description
tungsten (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in; 13.97 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
1992.0342.18
accession number
1992.0342
catalog number
1992.0342.18
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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