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Farmer Wind-Electric Generator Model

Maker:
Farmer, Moses G.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall - from catalog card: 19 in x 8 in; x 48.26 cm x 20.32 cm
overall: 8 7/8 in x 18 3/4 in x 8 1/8 in; 22.5425 cm x 47.625 cm x 20.6375 cm
Object Name:
wind generator
Generator, Wind
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts
Date made:
ca 1882
Credit Line:
from Sarah J. Farmer
ID Number:
MC.181985
Catalog number:
181985
Accession number:
2015.0173
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Industry & Manufacturing
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Carbon Filament Lamp

Maker:
Weston  Search this
Weston Electric Light Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 8 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in; 21.59 cm x 9.525 cm
Object Name:
incandescent lamp
Other Terms:
Westinghouse
Date made:
ca 1884
Credit Line:
from the Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago)
ID Number:
EM.334460
Catalog number:
334460
Accession number:
271855
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Electric Lamps
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National Museum of American History
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Nernst Incandescent Lamp Component

Maker:
Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 2 in; 7.62 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
incandescent lamp
Other Terms:
Components; Lighting and Power; Lighting and Power
Date made:
ca 1900
Credit Line:
from the Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago)
ID Number:
EM.334501
Catalog number:
334501
Accession number:
271855
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Neon Sign "NBS"

Maker:
National Bureau of Standards  Search this
Sperling, Edward O.  Search this
Designer:
Nutting, Perley Gilman  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (mounting material)
glass (tubing material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 3/4 in x 13 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 19.685 cm x 33.655 cm x 6.985 cm
Object Name:
discharge lamp
neon sign
Other Terms:
discharge lamp; Lighting Devices
Date made:
1904
Associated date:
1904
Credit Line:
from the Estate of Edith R. Meggers, thru Howard Kolodny
ID Number:
EM.334753
Catalog number:
334753
Accession number:
314637
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Electric Lamps
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National Museum of American History
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Carbon Resistance Lamp

Maker:
Western Union Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 5 5/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 14.2875 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
incandescent lamp
Date made:
ca 1888
Credit Line:
from Western Union Corporation
ID Number:
EM.333033
Accession number:
294351
Catalog number:
333033
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National Museum of American History
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Carbon Filament Lamp

Maker:
General Electric Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/2 in x 4 5/16 in; 19.05 cm x 10.922 cm
Object Name:
incandescent lamp
Other Terms:
Lighting Devices; Edison; Double Loop; Carbon
Date made:
ca 1904
Credit Line:
from Tufts University, Departments of Electrical Engineering and Physics
ID Number:
EM.328074
Catalog number:
328074
Accession number:
270107
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Carbon Filament Lamp

Physical Description:
carbon (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/2 in x 5 in; 19.05 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
incandescent lamp
Date made:
ca 1904
Credit Line:
from Tufts University Thru: Profs. Alvin H. Howell & Julian K. Knipp
ID Number:
EM.328072
Accession number:
270107
Catalog number:
328072
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Carbon Filament Lamp

Inventor:
Edison, Thomas Alva  Search this
Maker:
Edison Lamp Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 15 cm x 6 cm; 5 29/32 in x 2 3/8 in
Object Name:
incandescent lamp
Other Terms:
Lighting Devices; Edison; Horseshoe; Carbon
Date made:
ca 1884
Credit Line:
from Princeton University, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, thru Dean Howard Menand
ID Number:
EM.318648
Catalog number:
318648
Accession number:
232729
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Tungsten Filament Lamp

Maker:
Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 21 cm x 11 cm; 8 9/32 in x 4 11/32 in
Object Name:
incandescent lamp
Other Terms:
Lighting Devices; Edison; Cage; Metal
Date made:
ca 1912
ID Number:
EM.320655
Catalog number:
320655
Accession number:
242716
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Tungsten Filament Lamp

Maker:
General Electric Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 26 cm x 12 cm; 10 1/4 in x 4 23/32 in
Object Name:
incandescent lamp
Other Terms:
Lighting Devices; Edison; Cage; Metal
Date made:
ca 1914
Credit Line:
from Clarence Wills
ID Number:
EM.316017
Catalog number:
316017
Accession number:
223095
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Tungsten Filament Lamp

Maker:
Heany, John Allen  Search this
Heany Lamp Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 17.2 cm x 6.6 cm; 6 25/32 in x 2 19/32 in
Object Name:
incandescent lamp
Other Terms:
Lighting Devices; Edison; Cage; Carbon
Date made:
ca 1908
Credit Line:
from International Business Machines, Inc., William J. Hammer Collection
ID Number:
EM.320466
Catalog number:
320466
Accession number:
241402
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Carbon Filament Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 12.2 cm x 5.7 cm; 4 13/16 in x 2 1/4 in
Object Name:
incandescent lamp
Other Terms:
Lighting Devices; Edison; Single Loop, Anchored; Carbon
Date made:
ca 1928
Credit Line:
from Princeton University, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, thru Dean Howard Menand
ID Number:
EM.318609
Catalog number:
318609
Accession number:
232729
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Carbon Filament Lamp

Maker:
Mather  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 12.5 cm x 5.2 cm; 4 29/32 in x 2 1/16 in
Object Name:
incandescent lamp
Other Terms:
Lighting Devices; Edison; Horseshoe; Carbon
Date made:
ca 1883
Credit Line:
from Princeton University, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, thru Dean Howard Menand
ID Number:
EM.318636
Catalog number:
318636
Accession number:
232729
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Demonstration Incandescent Lamp

Associated user:
unknown  Search this
Maker:
Edison, Thomas Alva  Search this
Physical Description:
wood and cloth (box material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 2 3/8 in; 15.24 cm x 6.0325 cm
Object Name:
incandescent lamp
Other Terms:
Lighting Devices; No Base; Cardboard Horseshoe
Date made:
1879
Associated date:
1879
Credit Line:
from International Business Machines, Inc., William J. Hammer Collection
ID Number:
EM.320504
Catalog number:
320504
Accession number:
241402
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Tungsten Filament Lamp

Maker:
Westinghouse Electric Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 10 in x 5 in; 25.4 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
incandescent lamp
Other Terms:
Lighting Devices; Edison; Cage; Metal
Date made:
ca 1915
Credit Line:
from E. D. Lambrecht thru Mrs. Paul C. Reid
ID Number:
EM.324245
Catalog number:
324245
Accession number:
253285
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Experimental Incandescent Lamp

Maker:
Sawyer, William E.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 9 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in; 24.765 cm x 6.0325 cm
Object Name:
incandescent lamp
Object Type:
Patent Model
Date made:
ca 1885
1880
ID Number:
EM.308596
Catalog number:
308596
Accession number:
89797
Patent number:
317676
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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control board for Rogers system

Maker:
Rogers Research Laboratory  Search this
Object Name:
signaling device component
Credit Line:
from James C. Rogers
ID Number:
EM.309852F
Accession number:
110134
Catalog number:
309852F
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Collier and Baker arc lamp, patent #20,225

Measurements:
overall: 7 1/2 in; x 19.05 cm
Object Name:
Electric Lamp
arc light
arc lamp
Other Terms:
Electric Lamp; Lighting Devices
ID Number:
EM.251228
Accession number:
48865
Catalog number:
251228
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-68f3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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Experimental Carbon Filament Lamp

Maker:
Farmer, Moses G.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 7 in; 30.48 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
incandescent lamp
Other Terms:
Lighting Devices
Date made:
1880
Credit Line:
from Sarah J. Farmer
ID Number:
EM.181978
Catalog number:
181978
Accession number:
2015.0173
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Wallace arc lamp #117

Maker:
Wallace  Search this
Wallace, William  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 9 in x 15 in x 2 in; 22.86 cm x 38.1 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
Arc Light
arc lamp
Other Terms:
Arc Light; Lighting Devices
Date made:
1878
Credit Line:
from William Wallace
ID Number:
EM.201363
Catalog number:
201363
Accession number:
35164
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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