Carbon Resistance Lamp

Carbon Resistance Lamp

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Description (Brief)
This lamp was not intended for illumination but rather for providing resistance in an electrical circuit.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1888
Maker
Western Union Corporation
Measurements
overall: 5 5/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 14.2875 cm x 4.445 cm
ID Number
EM.333033
accession number
294351
catalog number
333033
Credit Line
from Western Union Corporation
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Energy & Power
Electric Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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