surface-mounted keyless lamp socket

Description (Brief):

A keyless surface-mounted wooden socket for a medium-screw based lamp. Two copper lead wires emerge from the bottom. No extant maker's marks.

Date Made: ca 1889

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: from International Business Machines, Inc., William J. Hammer Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: EM.241402.108Accession Number: 241402Catalog Number: 241402.108

Object Name: Socketlamp socketOther Terms: Socket; Components; Power and Lighting; Power and Lighting

Measurements: socket: 1 1/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 2.8575 cm x 4.445 cm


Record Id: nmah_708014

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