Miner's Electric Lamp

Description (Brief)
This battery-powered mining lamp, called the Hubbell Lamp, was made by the PortElec Safety Light Company in the early 20th century. Hubbell has produced many different lighting designs and first patented the chain pull electric socket, a design still used today.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lamp, battery, mining
mining lamp
Measurements
overall: 10 in x 7 in x 5 1/2 in; 25.4 cm x 17.78 cm x 13.97 cm
ID Number
AG*MHI-MN-8031
catalog number
MHI-MN-8031
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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