Miner's Cap Lamp

Description (Brief)
The lamp was manufactured by J. Anton and Son of Monongahela, Pennsylvania between 1905 and 1918. J. Anton and Son marketed their lamps under the trade name of U.S.A. Eagle, and there is an image of an eagle impressed on the lamp. The long spout has a circular bezel to protect the cap.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lamp, oil, cap, mining
mining lamp
Measurements
overall: 4 in x 4 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 10.16 cm x 10.795 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
AG*MHI-MN-7726
catalog number
MHI-MN-7726
accession number
235038
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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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