Display of Edison experimental light bulb filament

Display of Edison experimental light bulb filament

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Object Name
Filaments
lamp filament samples
Date made
1881
maker
Hammer, William J.
Edison, Thomas Alva
place made
United States: New Jersey, Edison, Menlo Park
Physical Description
carbon (?? material)
glass (?? material)
wood (frame material)
Measurements
overall: 31 1/8 in x 28 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 79.0575 cm x 71.755 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
EM.320526
catalog number
320526
accession number
241402
Credit Line
from International Business Machines, Inc., William J. Hammer Collection
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Energy & Power
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Exhibition
Lighting a Revolution
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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