Antique Light Bulbs Photos

Light bulbs have evolved in form since first made practical by Edison in 1882.

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Early Edison light bulbs at Edison Estate Museum. Fort Myers, FL.Tungsten Mazda light bulbs at Edison Estate Museum. Fort Myers, FL.Incandescent light bulb in Edison's Menlo Park Laboratory at Greenfield Village. Dearborn, MI.Replica of Edison's original light bulb at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
Early Edison light bulbs at Edison Estate Museum. Fort Myers, FL.Tungsten Mazda light bulbs (c1910) at Edison Estate Museum. Fort Myers, FL.Incandescent light bulb in Edison's Menlo Park Laboratory at Greenfield Village. Dearborn, MI.Replica of Edison's original light bulb (1929) at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
Swiss gold pocket watch with engraved filament light bulb given to Edison by Charles Willis Ward. Fort Myers, FL.Mazda electric light bulb tester at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Light bulb with HH initials & elephant promoting Hoover's record of the electrification of America in his political efforts at Hoover Museum. West Branch, IA.
Swiss gold pocket watch (1927) with engraved filament light bulb given to Edison by Charles Willis Ward. Fort Myers, FL.Mazda electric light bulb tester (1924-34) at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Light bulb with HH initials & elephant promoting Hoover's record of the electrification of America in his political efforts at Hoover Museum. West Branch, IA.

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