Samples of carbon filaments for incandescent lamps

Description (Brief):

A framed sample board showing a variety of carbon filaments for incandescent lamps, mostly from the 1880s. Includes samples of filaments made by Edison, Weston, and Maxim.

Date Made: ca 1890

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Work and Industry: Electricity


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: from Princeton University, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, thru Dean Howard Menand

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: EM.318602Catalog Number: 318602Accession Number: 232729

Object Name: Lamp Filament Samplesfilament samples

Measurements: overall: 17 in x 24 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 43.18 cm x 62.23 cm x 3.81 cm


Record Id: nmah_706081

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