Mercury Vapor Lamp

Description (Brief):

A type S-2 sunlamp featured a cap placed over the bulb to increase the ultraviolet output and minimize glare.

Date Made: ca 1935

Maker: General Electric Company

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Work and Industry: Electricity, Energy & Power, Electric Lamps


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: 1997.0387.07Accession Number: 1997.0387Catalog Number: 1997.0387.07

Object Name: discharge lamp

Physical Description: mercury (overall material)Measurements: overall: 4 3/4 in x 2 7/8 in; 12.065 cm x 7.3025 cm


Record Id: nmah_751233

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