Miner's Safety Lamp

Description (Brief)
This safety lamp was manufactured by Friemann and Wolf of Zwickau, Germany, in 1926. This safety lamp was one of employed a glass enclosure, wire gauze on the top-interior, and a metal bonnet exterior to protect the flame. This lamp typifies one of the most popular and effective Friemann and Wolf designs.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lamp, safety, mining
mining lamp
Measurements
overall: 14 in x 4 1/2 in x 4 in; 35.56 cm x 11.43 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
AG*MHI-MN-7865A
catalog number
MHI-MN-7865A
accession number
240639
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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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