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Neon lamp technology was developed in the 1890s. In the 1930s, companies began forming the electrodes that contain the neon or argon gas into various shapes, including letters of the alphabet that could be combined to create signs.
About This Item
- Title: 'E' neon glow bulb, ca. 1930
- Creator: General Electric Co.
- Creation Date: circa 1930
- Subject Date: circa 1930
- Media: Glass, metal
- Local Code: 2004.090.4242
- Collection: Central Maine Power Company collection
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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