Reproduction Experimental Incandescent Lamp

Reproduction Experimental Incandescent Lamp

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Description (Brief)
Reproduction platinum filament lamp. Moses Farmer purportedly used lamps like this in his home in September 1859.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1880
maker
Farmer, Moses G.
Physical Description
platinum? (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 23.495 cm x 5.715 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
EM.181352.02
catalog number
181352.02
accession number
2015.0173
Credit Line
from Sarah J. Farmer
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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