Reproduction Steinmetz Patent Lamp

Reproduction Steinmetz Patent Lamp

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Description (Brief)
A reproduction of Charles Steinmetz’s 1912 mercury vapor lamp made for defense of U.S. patent 3,234,421.
Object Name
discharge lamp
date made
1965
maker
General Electric Lighting Company
place made
United States: Ohio, Cleveland
Physical Description
mercury (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 in x 2 3/4 in x 5/8 in; 15.24 cm x 6.985 cm x 1.5875 cm
ID Number
1996.0084.02
catalog number
1996.0084.02
accession number
1996.0084
Credit Line
from Gilbert H. Reiling
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Energy & Power
Electric Lamps
Exhibition
Lighting a Revolution
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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