Sprague direct current fan motor

Sprague direct current fan motor

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Description (Brief)
Nameplate: "Direct Current Fan Motor / No. 638226 / Amp..31 / D.L. 7440 / Volts, 230 / Sprague Electric Works of General Electric Co. / New York U.S.A." On field coil: "4876". This is a round motor of the Lundell design with a circular field magnet winding. The armature is missing. This specimen may have been used for demonstration purposes. Reference: Lundell Motors, Sprague Electric Company - Bulletin 206, June 1901, page 26.
Currently not on view
Object Name
electric motor
Other Terms
Motor; Motors and Generators
date made
ca 1900
General Electric Company
Sprague Electric Company
overall: 7 1/2 in x 5 in x 7 1/2 in; 19.05 cm x 12.7 cm x 19.05 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
from Brown University, Div. of Engineering thru George M. Smith
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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