Experimental Carbon Filament Lamp

Experimental Carbon Filament Lamp

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Description (Brief)
Experimental incandescent lamp used at the U.S. Government Torpedo Station in Newport, Rhode Island.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
Other Terms
Lighting Devices
date made
1880
maker
Farmer, Moses G.
Measurements
overall: 12 in x 7 in; 30.48 cm x 17.78 cm
ID Number
EM.181978
catalog number
181978
accession number
2015.0173
Credit Line
from Sarah J. Farmer
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Electric Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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