Swan's electric filament lamp, 1878-1879.
Image number: 10319842
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.
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- Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
- Date taken:
- 20 October 2003 15:57
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- Science Museum