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Switch for Edison dynamo

Switch for Edison dynamo

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Object Name
Switch
electrical switch
Date made
1881
maker
Edison Electric Co.
place made
United States: New Jersey, Edison, Menlo Park
Measurements
overall: 6 in x 10 in x 2 in; 15.24 cm x 25.4 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
EM.180944
catalog number
180944
accession number
24315
Credit Line
from Joseph E. Hinds
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Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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