Reproduction Steinmetz Patent Lamp

Description (Brief):

A reproduction of Charles Steinmetz’s 1912 mercury vapor lamp made for defense of U.S. patent 3,234,421.

Date Made: 1965

Maker: General Electric Lighting Company

Place Made: United States: Ohio, Cleveland

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

Exhibition: Lighting a Revolution

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Credit Line: from Gilbert H. Reiling

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1996.0084.02Catalog Number: 1996.0084.02Accession Number: 1996.0084

Object Name: discharge lamp

Physical Description: mercury (overall material)Measurements: overall: 6 in x 2 3/4 in x 5/8 in; 15.24 cm x 6.985 cm x 1.5875 cm


Record Id: nmah_751355

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