Experimental Mercury Lamp

Experimental Mercury Lamp

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Description (Brief)
Experimental tungsten lamp with mercury pool. This lamp’s purpose is unclear but it appears similar early sunlamps.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1930
maker
General Electric Lighting Company
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 1 5/8 in; 12.7 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
1997.0388.62
catalog number
1997.0388.62
accession number
1997.0388
Credit Line
from General Electric Lighting Company, thru Terry K. McGowan
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Energy & Power
Electric Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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