Carbon Filament Lamp

Description (Brief):

“New Type Edison" lamp. A typical commercial incandescent lamp of the late 1890s, made for 220 volt service.

Date Made: ca 1899

Maker: General Electric Company

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: from General Electric Co.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: EM.181816Catalog Number: 181816Accession Number: 33407

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

Measurements: overall: 13 cm x 5.8 cm; 5 1/8 in x 2 9/32 in


Record Id: nmah_704740

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