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Mercury Vapor Lamp

Mercury Vapor Lamp

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Description (Brief)
A type DH-1 mercury vapor lamp originally introduced in 1938 for black-light and photochemical applications.
Currently not on view
Object Name
discharge lamp
date made
ca 1940
Hanovia Chemical and Manufacturing Company
overall: 10 3/4 in x 2 in; 27.305 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
from the Mt. Vernon Museum of Incandescent Lighting, thru Hugh F. Hicks
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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