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1933 - Dr. A.M. Hageman and Samuel G. Hibben of the Westinghouse Lamp Company

STOPPER LAMP COMPARISONS

CD 1964039 E&MP26.027

Electric Light

April 25, 1933

Dr. A.M. Hageman and Samuel G. Hibben of the Westinghouse Lamp Company, Bloomfield, New Jersey, comparing one of the original stopper lamps with an original sketch which George Westinghouse used in the manufacture of incandescent lamps that produced electric lighting for the World’s Fair of 1893.

Mr. Hibben, who is a member of the Lighting Committee of the Century of Progress, is arranging to have replicas of the stopper lamp made for the Westinghouse exhibit at Chicago.


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