Mercury Vapor Lamp

Mercury Vapor Lamp

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Description (Brief)
“Super Hi” mercury vapor lamp rated at 400 watts. Metal reflectors on the arc tube and the unusually shaped electrodes.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
discharge lamp
date made
ca 1960
maker
Westinghouse Electric Corp.
Measurements
overall: 11 in x 4 in; 27.94 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
1997.0389.50
accession number
1997.0389
catalog number
1997.0389.50
Credit Line
from Philips Lighting Co.
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Energy & Power
Electric Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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