Tommy Dodgen, age 4, standing by the largest lamp in the world: Tampa, Florida

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    Local call number: c003252

    Title: [Tommy Dodgen, age 4, standing by the largest lamp in the world : Tampa, Florida]

    Date: 1947.

    Physical descrip: 1 photoprint : b&w ; 5 x 4 in.

    Series Title: (Commerce Collection.)

    General note: Photographed at the GE exhibit in the State Fair, the lamp is 50,000 watts.

    Repository: State Library and Archives of Florida, 500 S. Bronough St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250 USA. Contact: 850-245-6700.

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    dimple and the light, femaletrumpet02, and 29 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. femaletrumpet02 73 months ago | reply

      He looks like he's amazed by the size of that lightbulb.

    2. eric-m 73 months ago | reply

      Those are some great pants, too.

    3. Lú_ 73 months ago | reply

      This photo is part of the post Laughing across the Commons, featuring some of the nominees so far for Silliest Commons Photo!

    4. worldslargestthings 72 months ago | reply

      !!! Wonderful find!!! I wonder if it's still in existence?

    5. Smithsonian Photography Initiative [deleted] 70 months ago | reply

      See a blog post that includes this photo here:

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