Carbon Incandescent Lamp

Description (Brief):

Standard carbon lamp for laboratory. "Electrical Testing Laboratories Lamp #3879 (Carbon) Standardized 6.24.40".

Date Made: ca 1908

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: from Columbia University, Department of Physics

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2001.0033.04Accession Number: 2001.0033Catalog Number: 2001.0033.04

Object Name: incandescent lamp

Measurements: overall: 5 in x 2 3/8 in; 12.7 cm x 6.0325 cm


Record Id: nmah_687702

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