Carbon Filament Lamp

Description (Brief)
“Meridian” lamp with reflector. This lamp has a frosted globe shape with no external exhaust tip.
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1904
Physical Description
carbon (overall material)
overall: 7 1/2 in x 5 in; 19.05 cm x 12.7 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 Tufts University Thru: Profs. Alvin H. Howell & Julian K. Knipp
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