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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1888
Western Union Corporation
overall: 5 5/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 14.2875 cm x 4.445 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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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