Carbon Filament Lamp

Carbon Filament Lamp

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Description (Brief)
This lamp has an Edison base but the stem press is more like those made by Mather Electric Company.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
Other Terms
Lighting Devices; Edison; Horseshoe; Carbon
date made
ca 1883
maker
Mather
Measurements
overall: 12.5 cm x 5.2 cm; 4 29/32 in x 2 1/16 in
ID Number
EM.318636
catalog number
318636
accession number
232729
Credit Line
from Princeton University, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, thru Dean Howard Menand
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Energy & Power
Electric Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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