Friction flashlight

 
Friction flashlight
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  • Title :     Friction flashlight
  • Artist:     Unknown, Designer Philips & Co. Manufacturer
  • Accession:     86.13.27
  • Country:     Netherlands Amsterdam
  • Date:     circa 1940
  • Dimensions:     Inches 3-1/2 3-3/8 1-1/4, Centimeters 8.9 8.6 3.2
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Industrial Design
  • Collection Theme:     Art Deco
  • Subject:     Lighting/Lighting Design , Industrial Design , Metal/Metal Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     86.13.27.JPG
  • Tags:     Industrial Design~Art Deco
Description:
Aluminum hand-held flashlight; retractable black plastic handle serving as an on switch when squeezed (friction).