Carbon Filament Lamp

Description (Brief):

“Meridian” lamps were designed for stylish installations. They featured a globe shape with no external exhaust tip.

Date Made: ca 1904

Maker: General Electric Company

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Work and Industry: Electricity, Energy & Power, Electric Lamps


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: from Tufts University, Departments of Electrical Engineering and Physics

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: EM.328074Catalog Number: 328074Accession Number: 270107

Object Name: incandescent lampOther Terms: Lighting Devices; Edison; Double Loop; Carbon

Measurements: overall: 7 1/2 in x 4 5/16 in; 19.05 cm x 10.922 cm


Record Id: nmah_704529

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