Nernst lamp, c. 1900.

Made:
1895-1905

Nernst lamp (burner broken)

Nernst lamp. The Nernst lamp has a rod of refractory metal oxide which conducts electricity when hot and glows brightly when an electric current passes through it.

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Category:
Lighting
Object Number:
1966-267
type:
lamps
status:
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