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Electric discharge tube

Measurements:
overall: 11 in x 10 in x 5 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 25.4 cm x 13.97 cm
Object Name:
Electron Tube
discharge tube
Date made:
ca 1900
Credit Line:
from International Business Machines, Inc., William J. Hammer Collection
ID Number:
EM.320436.01
Catalog number:
320436.01
Accession number:
241402
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Electric discharge tube

Measurements:
overall: 11 3/4 in x 7 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in; 29.845 cm x 19.05 cm x 13.97 cm
Object Name:
Electron Tube
3electron tube
discharge tube
Date made:
ca 1900
Credit Line:
from International Business Machines, Inc., William J. Hammer Collection
ID Number:
EM.320436.02
Catalog number:
320436.02
Accession number:
241402
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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surface mounted keyless lamp socket

Measurements:
socket: 1 3/4 in x 1 7/8 in; 4.445 cm x 4.7625 cm
Object Name:
Socket
lamp socket
Other Terms:
Socket; Components; Power and Lighting; Power and Lighting
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN80762U00
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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post mounted keyless lamp socket

Measurements:
socket: 1 7/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 4.7625 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
Socket
lamp socket
Other Terms:
Socket; Components; Power and Lighting; Power and Lighting
Date made:
ca 1900
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN80762U16
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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post mounted keyless lamp socket

Measurements:
socket: 1 7/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 4.7625 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
Socket
lamp socket
Other Terms:
Socket; Components; Power and Lighting; Power and Lighting
Date made:
ca 1900
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN80762U25
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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General Electric keyless lamp socket

Maker:
General Electric Company  Search this
Measurements:
socket: 3 in x 1 5/8 in; 7.62 cm x 4.1275 cm
Object Name:
Socket
lamp socket
Other Terms:
Socket; Components; Power and Lighting; Power and Lighting
Date made:
ca 1900
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN80762U28
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Bryant keyless lamp socket

Measurements:
socket: 1 3/4 in x 2 in; 4.445 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
Socket
lamp socket
Other Terms:
Socket; Components; Power and Lighting; Power and Lighting
Date made:
ca 1902
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN80776U00
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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post mounted keyless lamp socket

Measurements:
overall: 1 7/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 4.7625 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
Socket
lamp socket
Other Terms:
Socket; Components; Power and Lighting; Power and Lighting
Date made:
ca 1900
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN81613U03
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Insulite keyless lamp socket

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/4 in x 1 3/8 in; 5.715 cm x 3.4925 cm
Object Name:
Lamp Socket
Date made:
ca 1892
Credit Line:
from International Business Machines, Inc., William J. Hammer Collectionfrom IBM
ID Number:
EM.320748.04
Catalog number:
320748.04
Accession number:
241402
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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keyless lamp socket

Measurements:
socket: 3 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 8.255 cm x 5.715 cm
Object Name:
Socket
lamp socket
Other Terms:
Socket; Components; Power and Lighting; Power and Lighting
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN80762U03
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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keyless surface-mount lamp socket

Measurements:
socket: 1 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 3.175 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
Socket
lamp socket
Other Terms:
Socket; Components; Power and Lighting; Power and Lighting
Date made:
ca 1890
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN80762U12
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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surface-mounted keyless lamp socket

Measurements:
socket: 1 1/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 2.8575 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
Socket
lamp socket
Other Terms:
Socket; Components; Power and Lighting; Power and Lighting
Date made:
ca 1889
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN80767U43
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Edison keyless Johnson bevel-ring lamp socket

Associated person:
Edison, Thomas Alva  Search this
Maker:
Edison  Search this
Edison Electric Light Company  Search this
Measurements:
socket: 1 3/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 3.4925 cm x 5.715 cm
Object Name:
Socket
lamp socket
Other Terms:
Socket; Components; Power and Lighting; Power and Lighting
Date made:
1881
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN80767U52
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National Museum of American History
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Federal keyless porcelain lamp socket

Maker:
Federal Telephone & Telegraph Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 2 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 6.985 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
lamp socket
Date made:
ca. 1920
ca 1920
Credit Line:
from International Business Machines, Inc., William J. Hammer Collection
ID Number:
EM.241402.66
Catalog number:
241402.66
Accession number:
241402
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National Museum of American History
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P&S keyed lamp socket

Maker:
Pass & Seymour, Inc.  Search this
Object Name:
Socket with Switch
lamp socket
Other Terms:
Socket with Switch; Components; Power and Lighting; Power and Lighting
Credit Line:
from International Business Machines, Inc., William J. Hammer Collection
ID Number:
EM.320756
Catalog number:
320756
Accession number:
241402
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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GE weather-proof socket with wires

Maker:
General Electric Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 5.715 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
Lamp socket
Other Terms:
Lamp socket; Socket; Components; Power and Lighting; Power and Lighting
Date made:
1895
Credit Line:
from General Electric Company
ID Number:
EM.181697
Catalog number:
181697
Accession number:
33184
Maker number:
9366
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Benjamin keyless wall socket

Measurements:
overall: 4 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 10.795 cm x 8.255 cm
base only: 1 5/8 in x 3 1/4 in; 4.1275 cm x 8.255 cm
adapter only: 3 in x 2 1/4 in x 2 in; 7.62 cm x 5.715 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
Socket
lamp socket
Other Terms:
Socket; Components; Power and Lighting; Power and Lighting
Date made:
ca 1908
Credit Line:
from International Business Machines, Inc., William J. Hammer Collection
ID Number:
EM.320493
Catalog number:
320493
Accession number:
241402
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Set of six medium-screw base lamp sockets mounted on a board

Measurements:
overall display: 3 in x 12 in x 6 1/2 in; 7.62 cm x 30.48 cm x 16.51 cm
surface mounted sockets (2): 1 3/4 in x 2 in; 4.445 cm x 5.08 cm
post mounted sockets w/o base cover (2): 2 in x 1 5/8 in; 5.08 cm x 4.1275 cm
post mounted socket w/ base cover (1): 2 1/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 5.715 cm x 4.1275 cm
keyed socket: 2 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 6.35 cm x 4.445 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
Socket, Set of
lamp socket
Other Terms:
Socket, Set of; Components; Power and Lighting; Power and Lighting
Date made:
1897
1887
Credit Line:
from George C. Maynard
ID Number:
EM.181757
Catalog number:
181757
Accession number:
33261
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Edison Wooden-Mogul Keyless Lamp Socket

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 in x 2 1/4 in x 2 3/8 in; 5.08 cm x 5.715 cm x 6.0325 cm
Object Name:
Lamp Socket
Date made:
1880
Credit Line:
from Joseph E. Hinds
ID Number:
EM.180931.02
Catalog number:
180931.02
Accession number:
24315
Collector/donor number:
2
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Edison Wooden-Mogul Keyless Lamp Socket

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in; 5.08 cm x 6.985 cm x 6.0325 cm
Object Name:
Lamp Socket
Date made:
1880
Credit Line:
from Joseph E. Hinds
ID Number:
EM.180932.02
Catalog number:
180932.02
Accession number:
24315
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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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