Miner's Carbide Lamp

Description (Brief)
This lamp was made by A.l. Hansen Manufacturing Company of Chicago, Illinois in the late 1920’s. Augie L. Hansen was a prolific lamp designer for the Justrite Manufacturing Company from 1911-1919 before leaving to start his own manufacturing company in Chicago in 1920.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
mining lamp
Measurements
overall: 3 3/4 in x 3 in x 3 3/4 in; 9.525 cm x 7.62 cm x 9.525 cm
ID Number
AG*MHI-MN-9614
accession number
282789
catalog number
MHI-MN-9614
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Work and Industry: Mining
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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