Replica Edison Lamp

Replica Edison Lamp

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Description (Brief)
Replica Edison sewing thread filament lamp made by Francis Jehl for the 50th anniversary of the invention.
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
Other Terms
Lighting Devices; No Base; Horseshoe; Carbon
date made
ca 1929
associated date
1879 10 21
associated person
Edison, Thomas Alva
Jehl, Francis
lamp: 7 in x 2 1/2 in; 17.78 cm x 6.35 cm
stand: 8 in x 8 in x 4 in; 20.32 cm x 20.32 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
from Princeton University, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, thru Dean Howard Menand
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Electric Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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