Reproduction Experimental Incandescent Lamp

Description (Brief):

Reproduction platinum filament lamp. Moses Farmer purportedly used lamps like this in his home in September 1859.

Date Made: ca 1880

Maker: Farmer, Moses G.

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: from Sarah J. Farmer

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: EM.181352.01Catalog Number: 181352.01Accession Number: 2015.0173

Object Name: incandescent lamp

Physical Description: platinum? (overall material)Measurements: overall: 9 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 23.495 cm x 5.715 cm x 5.715 cm


Record Id: nmah_995675

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