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Tungsten Filament Lamp

Tungsten Filament Lamp

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Description (Brief)
First generation tungsten lamp with mushroom-shaped envelope. Possibly designed for use with a reflector.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1908
Measurements
overall: 5 3/4 in x 3 1/2 in; 14.605 cm x 8.89 cm
ID Number
1997.0388.56
catalog number
1997.0388.56
accession number
1997.0388
Credit Line
from General Electric Lighting Company, thru Terry K. McGowan
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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