Miner’s Electric Lamp

Miner’s Electric Lamp

Description (Brief)
This battery powered mining lamp was made by an unknown maker during the first half of the 20th century. Battery powered lamps consist of a battery pack and the bulb, and the first battery-powered lamps were often bulky and underpowered.
Location
Currently not on view
Measurements
overall: 17 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in; 44.45 cm x 11.43 cm x 11.43 cm
ID Number
AG.MHI-MN-9766
accession number
304880
catalog number
MHI-MN-9766
Credit Line
George J. Titler
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Work and Industry: Mining
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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