Miner’s Safety Lamp

Description (Brief)
The American Safety Lamp & Mine Supply Company hired M.D. Cremer of England to produce this lamp around 1913. M.D. Cremer, a former director of the Wolf Safety Lamp Company in England started the Cremer Lamp and Engineering Company in 1913 to produce lamps by contract from other firms. This safety lamp features a glass enclosure, double wire gauze on the top-interior, and a metal bonnet exterior to protect the flame.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lamp, safety, mining
mining lamp
Measurements
overall: 14 in x 4 in x 3 1/2 in; 35.56 cm x 10.16 cm x 8.89 cm
ID Number
AG*MHI-MN-9768
catalog number
MHI-MN-9768
accession number
304880
subject
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
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Work and Industry: Mining
Mining Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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