Light bulb

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Object Name: 
Light bulb
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
97.4.8
Dimensions: 
H: 11.9 cm, Diam: 5.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1910-about 1913
Credit Line: 
Gift of Thomas Caple
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass, white cotton, brass, black enamel, white paper with black lettering; blown, parts added to make electric light bulb, sealed. Ovoid form with point on top, glass and wire filament enclosed, brass screw base with black disc at end, paper label on side which says "EDISON/112V/25W/MAZDA"; etched lettering opposite, "EDISON'/MAZDA/GE".
Provenance: 
Caple, Thomas, Source