Reference numberMOB/069
TitleElectric bulbs by Edison and Swan Electric Light Company Ltd
ArtistEdison and Swan Electric Light Company Ltd
Datelate 19th century
DescriptionTwo electric bulbs, pink and blue, with glass chamber and screw cap fitting. Each with a faded sticker and 'EDISWAN' inscribed on chamber surface.
MaterialsGlass, metal
Access statusOpen
ProvenanceProvenance unknown
URL descriptionDigital version available on The Royal Society Picture Library
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5291Swan; Sir; Joseph Wilson (1828 - 1914)1828 - 1914
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