Mercury Vapor Sunlamp

Description (Brief):

A type RS sunlamp in original package. Lamp produced ultra-violet rays for tanning purposes and did not need a ballast.

Date Made: ca 1950

Maker: General Electric

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Ohio, Cleveland

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: 1997.0387.24Accession Number: 1997.0387Catalog Number: 1997.0387.24

Object Name: discharge lamp

Physical Description: mercury (overall material)Measurements: lamp: 7 in x 5 in; 17.78 cm x 12.7 cmpackage: 7 1/8 in x 5 1/8 in x 5 1/8 in; 18.0975 cm x 13.0175 cm x 13.0175 cm


Record Id: nmah_751248

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