Electric Mule Lamp

Description (Brief)
This lamp is a "mule" lamp, manufactured by the Edison Storage Battery Company around 1920. The lamp would have been attached to a mule's harness to light the way for the driver of the mule in the mines. The battery and lamp are attached, and both are larger than that of cap lamps.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lamp, cap, miner's
mining lamp
Measurements
overall: 6 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in x 4 3/4 in; 17.145 cm x 13.97 cm x 12.065 cm
ID Number
AG*MHI-MN-8037
accession number
236603
catalog number
MHI-MN-8037
subject
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
See more items in
Work and Industry: Mining
Mining Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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