Mercury Vapor Lamp

Mercury Vapor Lamp

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Description (Brief)
The type S-1 sunlamp combined incandescent and mercury vapor technology into one lamp. Used for tanning.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
discharge lamp
date made
ca 1935
maker
General Electric Company
Physical Description
mercury (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 15.875 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
1997.0387.06
accession number
1997.0387
catalog number
1997.0387.06
Credit Line
from the Mt. Vernon Museum of Incandescent Lighting, thru Hugh F. Hicks
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Energy & Power
Electric Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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