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
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
Credit Line
Koehler Manufacturing Company
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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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