Miner's Electric Cap Lamp

Description (Brief)
This Edison Electric Hand Lamp is similar to the design of the cap lamp without the cord. The hand lamp consists of a battery enclosed in a self-locking steel case with a handle so the lamp can carried or hung. This lamp was most likely manufactured in the 1920's.
Location
Currently not on view
Measurements
overall: 9 in x 7 1/2 in x 4 in; 22.86 cm x 19.05 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
AG.MHI-MN-7942
catalog number
MHI-MN-7942
accession number
240639
Credit Line
Mine Safety Appliances 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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