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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
lamp, battery, mining
mining lamp
overall: 10 in x 7 in x 5 1/2 in; 25.4 cm x 17.78 cm x 13.97 cm
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Work and Industry: Mining
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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