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Mercury Vapor Lamp

Mercury Vapor Lamp

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Description (Brief)
Experimental mercury vapor lamp made with a heavy phosphor coating to improve the color of the light.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
discharge lamp
date made
ca 1950
maker
Westinghouse Electric Corp.
Measurements
overall: 14 in x 3 1/2 in; 35.56 cm x 8.89 cm
ID Number
1997.0389.43
accession number
1997.0389
catalog number
1997.0389.43
Credit Line
from Philips Lighting Co.
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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