Demonstration Incandescent Lamp

Demonstration Incandescent Lamp

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Description (Brief)
Edison demonstration lamp on a reproduction base. Lamp was used at the 1879 New Year’s Eve Demonstration.
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
Other Terms
Lighting Devices; Horseshoe; Cardboard
date made
associated user
Edison, Thomas Alva
Edison, Thomas Alva
Physical Description
glass (lamp material)
metal (lamp material)
wood (base material)
overall: 21.3 cm x 10.1 cm; 8 3/8 in x 3 31/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
from Frank A. Wardlaw, Jr. and Frank A. Wardlaw
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Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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