Carbon Filament Lamp

Description (Brief):

“New Type Edison" lamp. A typical commercial incandescent lamp of the early 1890s, rated at 100 candle-power.

Date Made: ca 1890

Maker: Edison Lamp Company

Location: Currently not on view

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


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: from General Electric Co.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: EM.181823Catalog Number: 181823Accession Number: 33407

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

Measurements: overall: 22 cm x 11 cm; 8 21/32 in x 4 11/32 in


Record Id: nmah_704635

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