Thomson-Houston keyless surface-mounted lamp socket

Thomson-Houston keyless surface-mounted lamp socket

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Description (Brief)
Keyless surface mounted lamp socket. Porcelain body, Thomson-Houston socket, remnants of tar-like coating on bottom. No extant maker's markings.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Lamp Socket
date made
ca 1900
maker
Thomson-Houston Electric Company
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
porcelain (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in x 2 5/8 in; 3.175 cm x 3.81 cm x 6.6675 cm
ID Number
EM.318713.02
catalog number
318713.02
accession number
232729
Credit Line
from Princeton University, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, thru Dean Howard Menand
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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