Weston carbon lamp

Weston carbon lamp

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Object Name
Light Bulb
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1886
Physical Description
carbon (overall material)
overall: 7 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 19.685 cm x 8.255 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
from Newark College of Engineering
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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