One of eighty-six early incandescent lamps. Carbon
One of eighty-six early incandescent lamps. Carbon filament lamp, 1 arch filament stick. Cemented into longitudically drilled carbon cylinders filled over lead-in wires which pass through twin stems containing mercury and sealed with plaster.Clear bulb. Pip at side of neck. Loosely attached brass cap with fibre (?) insulation between outside and central contact to which wires are connected. Lane-Fox 1882?. Paper label stuck to neck says: M. 7UC, N. 3721, R. C34HI, EMF. 54 (?), S. 16,7, N.C.P. 20.
- Object Number:
- carbon filament lamp
- Institution of Electronical Engineering
Cite this page
We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.
Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero
Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence
Download catalogue entry as json
Download manifest IIIF
Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.