Nernst Incandescent Lamp

Description (Brief)
Invented by Walther Nernst, this incandescent lamp could operate in open air and did not violate Edison’s patents.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1904
maker
Nernst
Physical Description
cerium oxide (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9 1/2 in x 6 in; 24.13 cm x 15.24 cm
ID Number
EM*318298
catalog number
318298
accession number
232729
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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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