Miner’s Electric Cap Lamp

Description (Brief)
The Hirsch Electric Mine Lamp Company manufactured this electric cap lamp during the first half of the 20th century. The battery is enclosed in metal case, with a flexible cord that runs to the lamp that was worn on the miner’s helmet.
Location
Currently not on view
ID Number
AG.MHI-MN-8149
accession number
239148
catalog number
MHI-MN-8149
Credit Line
Mary R. Wheat
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Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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