[MBSB21390], Interview, Thomas Alva Edison, December 23rd, 1879

Item

Abstract

TAE's demonstration & discussion of Bristol board horshoe lamps to NY Sun. Secret of lamp is having horshoe resistance equal 10 miles of telegraph wire. Finds that resistance decreases over time, indicating that filament is not being burned away. Briefly discusses elec power.

Date

1879-12-23

Decade

1870-1879

Type

Identifier

MBSB21390

Folder Set

MBSB2

Title

[MBSB21390], Interview, Thomas Alva Edison, December 23rd, 1879

Microfilm ID

94:549

Publisher

Thomas A. Edison Papers, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University