E.R. keyed lamp socket

Description (Brief):

E.R. keyed socket for Thomson-Houston based incandescent lamp, ca 1894. Brass shell with ceramic and mica contact insulator, porcelain key, threaded post connector. Stamped: "E.R. Socket. Pat.July 25 ,1893."

Date Made: ca 1894

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.320770Catalog Number: 320770Accession Number: 241402

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

Measurements: overall: 2 5/8 in x 1 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 6.6675 cm x 3.81 cm x 6.35 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-63ca-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_712238

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