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Farmer electric lighting apparatus, patent #252,748

Associated person:
Farmer, Moses G.  Search this
Maker:
Moses G. Farmer  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 9 1/2 in x 11 1/2 in; x 24.13 cm x 29.21 cm
Object Name:
Electric Lighting Apparatus
incandescent lamp
Other Terms:
Electric Lighting Apparatus; Lighting Devices
Date made:
1882
ID Number:
EM.252640
Catalog number:
252640
Accession number:
49064
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Design for Hanging Electric Lighting Fixture

Designer:
Cox, Nostrand & Gunnison  Search this
Type:
furniture
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1933
Accession Number:
1960-140-3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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shade, electric light

Physical Description:
glass, ?, ? (overall material)
frosted (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 8 5/16 in; 7.62 cm x 21.1455 cm
Object Name:
shade, electric light
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Charleroi
Credit Line:
Macbeth-Evans Glass Co.
ID Number:
CE.910
Catalog number:
910
Accession number:
58571
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
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National Museum of American History
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Electric Light Shade

Maker:
Macbeth-Evans Glass Company  Search this
Physical Description:
white (overall color)
glass, ?, translucent (overall material)
milk (overall popular color name)
molded (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 5 1/2 in; 12.7 cm x 13.97 cm
overall: 4 3/4 in x 5 3/4 in; 12.065 cm x 14.605 cm
Object Name:
Shade
shade, light
shade, electric light
glass, light shade
Object Type:
shade
Place made:
United States
United States: Pennsylvania, Charleroi
Date made:
est. 1899
1914-1915
Credit Line:
Macbeth-Evans Glass Company
ID Number:
CE.809
Catalog number:
809
Accession number:
58456
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National Museum of American History
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Patterned, Electric Light Shade

Maker:
Macbeth-Evans Glass Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in; 16.51 cm x 9.525 cm
overall: 6 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in; 16.51 cm x 9.525 cm
Object Name:
lampshade
glass, light shade
shade, electric light
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Charleroi
Date made:
1915
Credit Line:
Macbeth-Evans Glass Company
ID Number:
CE.889
Catalog number:
889
Accession number:
58571
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National Museum of American History
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Electric Light Shade

Maker:
Macbeth-Evans Glass Company  Search this
Physical Description:
white (overall color)
glass, ?, translucent (overall material)
milk (overall popular color name)
molded (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 5 3/4 in; 12.7 cm x 14.605 cm
overall: 5 in x 6 in; 12.7 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
Shade
shade, light
shade, electric light
glass, light shade
lampshade
Object Type:
shade
Place made:
United States
United States: Pennsylvania, Charleroi
Date made:
est. 1899
1914-1915
Credit Line:
Macbeth-Evans Glass Company
ID Number:
CE.808
Catalog number:
808
Accession number:
58456
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National Museum of American History
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Electric Light Shade

Maker:
Macbeth-Evans Glass Company  Search this
Physical Description:
white (overall color)
glass, ?, translucent (overall material)
milk (overall popular color name)
molded (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 4 3/4 in x 5 in; 12.065 cm x 12.7 cm
overall: 4 5/8 in x 5 in; 11.7475 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
Shade
lampshade
glass, light shade
Object Type:
shade
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Charleroi
Date made:
est. 1899
1914-1915
Credit Line:
Macbeth-Evans Glass Comnpany
ID Number:
CE.891
Catalog number:
891
Accession number:
58571
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Experimental Mercury Lamp

Maker:
General Electric Lighting Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 1 5/8 in; 12.7 cm x 4.1275 cm
Object Name:
incandescent lamp
Date made:
ca 1930
Credit Line:
from General Electric Lighting Company, thru Terry K. McGowan
ID Number:
1997.0388.62
Catalog number:
1997.0388.62
Accession number:
1997.0388
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Experimental Lead-in Wires

Maker:
General Electric Lighting Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/2 in x 3/8 in; 3.81 cm x 1.016 cm
Object Name:
discharge lamp components
Date made:
ca 1965
Credit Line:
from Elmer G. Fridrich
ID Number:
1996.0147.46
Catalog number:
1996.0147.46
Accession number:
1996.0147
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Electric Light Shade

Maker:
Macbeth-Evans Glass Company  Search this
Physical Description:
white (overall color)
monochrome, green (overall surface decoration color name)
glass, ?, translucent (overall material)
milk (overall popular color name)
enameled (joint piece production method/technique)
molded (overall production method/technique)
iridescent (joint piece production method/technique)
orange (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in; 16.51 cm x 10.795 cm
overall: 6 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in; 16.51 cm x 10.795 cm
Object Name:
Shade
lampshade
glass, light shade
Object Type:
shade
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Charleroi
Date made:
1915
Credit Line:
Macbeth-Evans Glass Company
ID Number:
CE.899
Catalog number:
899
Accession number:
58571
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National Museum of American History
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Electric Light Shade

Maker:
Macbeth-Evans Glass Company  Search this
Physical Description:
monochrome, green (overall surface decoration color name)
enameled (joint piece production method/technique)
orange (overall color)
molded (overall production method/technique)
iridescent (joint piece production method/technique)
glass, ?, translucent (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 16.51 cm x 8.89 cm
overall: 6 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 16.51 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
shade, light
lampshade
glass, light shade
Object Type:
shade
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Charleroi
Date made:
1915
Credit Line:
Macbeth-Evans Glass Company
ID Number:
CE.888
Catalog number:
888
Accession number:
58571
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Electric Light Shade

Maker:
Macbeth-Evans Glass Company  Search this
Physical Description:
"colorless" (overall color)
monochrome, white (overall surface decoration color name)
glass, ?, translucent (overall material)
etched (joint piece production method/technique)
molded (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 3 1/2 in; 12.7 cm x 8.89 cm
overall: 5 in x 3 1/2 in; 12.7 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
shade
lampshade
glass, light shade
Object Type:
shade
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Charleroi
Date made:
1915
Credit Line:
Macbeth-Evans Glass Company
ID Number:
CE.892
Catalog number:
892
Accession number:
58571
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Electric Light Shade

Maker:
Macbeth-Evans Glass Company  Search this
Physical Description:
white (overall color)
monochrome, white (overall surface decoration color name)
glass, ?, translucent (overall material)
milk (overall popular color name)
etched (joint piece production method/technique)
molded (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/4 in x 4 in; 13.335 cm x 10.16 cm
overall: 5 1/4 in x 4 in; 13.335 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
shade, light
lampshade
glass, light shade
Object Type:
shade
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Charleroi
Date made:
1915
Credit Line:
Macbeth-Evans Glass Company
ID Number:
CE.893
Catalog number:
893
Accession number:
58571
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National Museum of American History
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History of electric light

Author:
Schroeder, Henry  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1923
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_91450

General Electric Model DLC-10 Discharge Lamp Tester, C1975

Maker:
General Electric Lighting Company  Search this
Object Name:
Lamp Tester
Place made:
United States: Ohio, Cleveland
Date made:
ca 1975
Credit Line:
from General Electric Lighting Co.
ID Number:
1998.0231.07
Accession number:
1998.0231
Catalog number:
1998.0231.07
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Reproduction Steinmetz Patent Lamp

Maker:
General Electric Lighting Company  Search this
Physical Description:
mercury (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 2 3/4 in x 5/8 in; 15.24 cm x 6.985 cm x 1.5875 cm
Object Name:
discharge lamp
Place made:
United States: Ohio, Cleveland
Date made:
1965
Credit Line:
from Gilbert H. Reiling
ID Number:
1996.0084.02
Catalog number:
1996.0084.02
Accession number:
1996.0084
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Exhibition:
Lighting a Revolution
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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General Electric “Watt-Mizer” incandescent lamp

Maker:
General Electric Lighting Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/4 in x 2 5/8 in; 13.335 cm x 6.6675 cm
Object Name:
incandescent lamp
Date made:
ca 1990
Credit Line:
from Harold D. Wallace, Jr.
ID Number:
2019.0252.05
Accession number:
2019.0252
Catalog number:
2019.0252.05
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Weston fuse box

Maker:
U.S. Electric Lighting Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/2 in; x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
Fuse Box
Other Terms:
Fuse Box; Components; Power and Lighting; Power and Lighting
Date made:
ca 1885
Credit Line:
from Charles H. Newton
ID Number:
EM.273181
Catalog number:
273181
Accession number:
54383
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Work and Industry: Electricity
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National Museum of American History
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General Electric Model Msa-3 Mercury Socket Analyzer, C1980

Maker:
General Electric Lighting Company  Search this
Object Name:
Lamp Tester
Place made:
United States: Ohio, Cleveland
Date made:
ca 1980
Credit Line:
from General Electric Lighting Co.
ID Number:
1998.0231.01
Accession number:
1998.0231
Catalog number:
1998.0231.01
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Edison Electric Light System rheostat

Maker:
Edison Electric Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 14 1/2 in x 5 in x 5 in; 36.83 cm x 12.7 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
Rheostat
Date made:
1881
Credit Line:
from Joseph E. Hinds
ID Number:
EM.205604
Catalog number:
205604
Accession number:
036642
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Exhibition:
Lighting a Revolution
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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