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'E' neon glow bulb, ca. 1930

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'E' neon glow bulb, ca. 1930

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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.

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  • Title: 'E' neon glow bulb, ca. 1930
  • Creator: General Electric Co.
  • Creation Date: circa 1930
  • Subject Date: circa 1930
  • Local Code: 2004.090.4242
  • Collection: Central Maine Power Company
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
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Light bulbs
Neon signs

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