Incandescent Lamp Holder

Incandescent Lamp Holder

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Description (Brief)
Wooden pedestal mount with lamp socket for Maxim lamp. Three screws are mounted on the base, the center one is a switch.
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
Other Terms
Lighting Devices
date made
ca 1880
Farmer, Moses G.
Maxim, Hiram S.
overall: 5 1/2 in; 13.97 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
from Sarah J. Farmer
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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