Swan's electric filament lamp, 1878-1879.

 
Swan's electric filament lamp, 1878-1879.
4 0 c m
 
34cm
actual image size: 26cm x 32cm

Description

Made by the English chemist, Joseph Swan (1827-1914). This lamp is an early carbon and rod filament incandescent electric lamp. Practical lamps were made by several inventors between 1878 and 1880.

Image Details

Image Ref.
 
10319842

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