Linear Incandescent Lamp

Description (Brief):

GE incandescent Lumiline lamp, green-coated, ca. 1936. Characteristics: Double-ended with steel disc-bases. C-8 tungsten filament, with glass-bead insulated support-hooks attached to a spine paralleling the filament. Tubular envelope with an enamel, green coating. Color lamps were displaced by the development of the fluorescent lamp, though clear and frosted are still available as of 1997.

Date Made: ca 1936

Maker: General Electric

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: from General Electric Lighting Company, thru Terry K. McGowan

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1997.0388.49Accession Number: 1997.0388Catalog Number: 1997.0388.49

Object Name: incandescent lamp

Measurements: overall: 18 in x 1 in; 45.72 cm x 2.54 cm


Record Id: nmah_751116

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