Miner's Safety Lamp

Description (Brief)
This is a safety lamp in the Clanny style, manufactured in the mid-1800's by the American Safety Lamp and Mine Supply Company of Scranton, PA. The Clanny lamp has Davy-type gauze on the top and a glass bottom to protect the flame from strong gusts in the mines. In this lantern the glass bottom has been removed.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
mining lamp
lamp, safety, mining
Measurements
overall: 14 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 4 in; 36.83 cm x 11.43 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
AG*MHI-MN-8030
catalog number
MHI-MN-8030
accession number
236603
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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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