Miner’s Safety Lamp

Description (Brief)
This safety lamp was likely manufactured in the early 20th century by an unknown maker (Hailwood designed lamps had a number of manufacturers). This safety lamp features Hailwood's patented removable wick tube and Hailwood's patented snuffer. The lamp has a glass enclosure, wire gauze on the top-interior, and a metal bonnet exterior.
Location
Currently not on view
Measurements
overall: 13 1/2 in x 3 in x 3 in; 34.29 cm x 7.62 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
AG.MHI-MN-8764
accession number
265669
catalog number
MHI-MN-8764
Credit Line
Board of Trustees of Lafayette College
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Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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