Mercury Vapor Lamp

Description (Brief):

The second version of the type H-1 mercury vapor lamp utilized a starting electrode inside the arc tube.

Date Made: ca 1935

Maker: General Electric Company

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: from the Mt. Vernon Museum of Incandescent Lighting, thru Hugh F. Hicks

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1997.0387.01Accession Number: 1997.0387Catalog Number: 1997.0387.01

Object Name: discharge lamp

Measurements: overall: 13 in x 2 in; 33.02 cm x 5.08 cm


Record Id: nmah_751227

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