Tungsten Filament Lamp

Description (Brief)
A coiled-tungsten filament lamp with a blue glass pear-shaped envelope. Known as a “daylight blue” lamp.
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1918
General Electric Co.
Physical Description
tungsten (overall material)
overall: 10 in x 5 in; 25.4 cm x 12.7 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog 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 General Electric Company, Edison Lamp Works
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