Nernst Filament Projector Lamp, by R. W. Paul, London, c.1900-25
|Inventory Number:|| 90793|
|Object Type:|| |
Robert W. Paul (Maker)|
|Date Created:||c. 1900-25|
|Place Created:|| London England United Kingdom Europe
|Brief Description:||A projector lamp that uses Nernst filaments mounted in a housing attached to an aluminum plate that inserts into a projection lantern. The electrical supply is mounted on a mahogany baseboard along with a swith. Also associated with the apparatus is an iron platform with a cylindrical housing attached to it via a brass pillar. Extra Nernst filaments are in a matchbox. The Nernst filament was invented by the German experimentalist and Nobel Prize winner Walter Hermann Nernst (1864-1941).|
|Primary Inscriptions:||"NERNST-PAUL ELECTRIC PROJECTOR LAMP. ROBT. W. PAUL, PATENTEE & SOLE MANUFACTURER. 68 HIGH HOLBORN, LONDON, W.C." on filament housing.
"NERNST-PAUL PROJECTOR LAMP RESISTANCES." on cover|
|Provenance:||Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970. Presented to the Society by H. Taverner, 1937.|
|Collection Group:||Royal Microscopical Society Collection|
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