As a public health precaution due to COVID-19, all Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo are temporarily closed. We are not announcing a reopening date at this time and will provide updates on our website and social media.

Experimental Lead-in Wire

Experimental Lead-in Wire

Usage conditions apply
Downloads
Description (Brief)
Hammered foil lead made out of molybdenum wire for mini-arc lamp.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
discharge lamp component
date made
ca 1965
maker
General Electric Company
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in x 1/8 in; 3.81 cm x.254 cm
ID Number
1996.0147.43
catalog number
1996.0147.43
accession number
1996.0147
Credit Line
from Elmer G. Fridrich
See more items in
Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Comments

Add a comment about this object