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about 1926 Edison carbon filament lamp


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about 1926

Edison carbon filament lamp

Old type Edison carbon filament lamp removed from the residence of Cornellius Vanderbilt, 57th St. & Fifth Ave. on December 1, 1926. This lamp was located in the wine cellar and had been in use since the building was erected in 1890.

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Original Caption transcribed from the lable in the photograph, Science Service referenced this image September 1956 "...Edison experiments you can do..."

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