Experimental Incandescent Lamp

Experimental Incandescent Lamp

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Description (Brief)
Experimental incandescent lamp, U.S. Patent # 247380. A ribbon radiator will glow but short-circuit before melting.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
Object Type
Patent Model
Other Terms
Lighting Devices
date made
1881
associated person
Maxim, Hiram S.
maker
Maxim, Hiram S.
Measurements
overall: 9 3/4 in x 5 3/8 in; 24.765 cm x 13.6525 cm
ID Number
EM.308595
catalog number
308595
accession number
89797
patent number
247380
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Energy & Power
Electric Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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