Miner’s Safety Lamp

Description (Brief)
The Koehler Manufacturing Company produced this safety lamp during the 20th century. This lamp employs glass enclosure to protect the flame from extinguishing, wire gauze in the top-interior to keep the flame from escaping, and a metal bonnet exterior that serves both purposes.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lamp, safety, mining
mining lamp
Measurements
overall: 16 in x 4 in x 4 in; 40.64 cm x 10.16 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
AG*MHI-MN-8910
accession number
257812
catalog number
MHI-MN-8910
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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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