Oldham Electric Hand Lamp

This is an Oldham electric hand lamp manufactured by Oldham & Son Ltd. of Denton, Manchester, England during the early 20th century. The lamp consists of a lower metal bonnet that slid over the lamp’s battery, and a light bulb at the top that is encased in a ridged glass cylinder.
Currently not on view
Object Name
lamp, hand, mining
overall: 8 13/16 in; 22.352 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Industry & Manufacturing
Mining Lamps
Grant Wheat Collection
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Work and Industry: Mining
Grant Wheat Collection
Mining Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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