Hubbell pull-chain lamp socket with shade ring

Description (Brief):

Socket for medium screw base lamp, pull chain missing, paper shell insulator, mica socket insulator, threaded base for mounting on a pipe nipple, mounting ring for lamp shade. Stamped on side: "Harvey Hubble / Pat'd Aug. 11, 1896."

Date Made: ca 1897

Maker: Harvey Hubbell Inc.

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.241402.113Accession Number: 241402Catalog Number: 241402.113

Object Name: Socket with Switchlamp socketOther Terms: Socket with Switch; Components; Power and Lighting; Power and Lighting

Measurements: socket with shade ring: 2 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 6.985 cm x 6.35 cm


Record Id: nmah_708027

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