Miner's Carbide Lamp

Description (Brief)
This Milburn "Miner A" carbide cap lamp was manufactured around 1914. After emigrating from England, Alexander Jenkins founded the Alexander Milburn Company in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1907. The Miner A model lamp was produced from 1914-1928.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lamp, cap, carbide, mining
mining lamp
Measurements
overall: 7 in x 2 3/4 in x 4 in; 17.78 cm x 6.985 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
AG*MHI-MN-8145
accession number
239148
catalog number
MHI-MN-8145
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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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