Miner’s Safety Lamp

Description (Brief)
The Protector Lamp and Lighting Company of Eccles, Manchester, United Kingdom, manufactured this safety lamp during the second half of the 19th century. This Clanny style lamp features a glass enclosure at the bottom and wire gauze at the top.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lamp, safety, mining
mining lamp
Measurements
overall: 14 in x 4 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 35.56 cm x 10.795 cm x 8.255 cm
ID Number
AG*MHI-MN-8809
catalog number
MHI-MN-8809
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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