Miner’s Carbide Lamp

Description (Brief)
This carbide lamp was made by an unknown maker during the early 20th century. The lamp’s reflector is bent and the hook for the cap is missing.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lamp, carbide, cap, mining
mining lamp
Measurements
overall: 3 3/4 in x 2 in x 2 3/4 in; 9.525 cm x 5.08 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
AG*MHI-MN-8788G
catalog number
MHI-MN-8788G
accession number
265669
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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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