Carbon Filament Lamp

Carbon Filament Lamp

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Description (Brief)
“New Type Edison" lamp. A typical commercial incandescent lamp of the late 1890s, made for 220 volt service.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
Other Terms
Lighting Devices; Edison; Double Loop, Anchored; Carbon
date made
ca 1899
maker
General Electric Company
Measurements
overall: 13 cm x 5.8 cm; 5 1/8 in x 2 9/32 in
ID Number
EM.181816
catalog number
181816
accession number
33407
Credit Line
from General Electric Co.
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Electric Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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