Carbon Filament Lamp

Carbon Filament Lamp

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Description (Brief)
Edison carbon lamp. A typical commercial incandescent lamp of the late 1880s.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
Other Terms
Lighting Devices; Edison; Horseshoe; Carbon
date made
ca 1889
maker
Edison Lamp Company
Measurements
overall: 12.2 cm x 6 cm; 4 13/16 in x 2 3/8 in
ID Number
EM.181806
catalog number
181806
accession number
33407
Credit Line
from General Electric Co.
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Energy & Power
Electric Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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