Miner's Safety Lamp

Description (Brief)
This lamp is a safety Lamp made by John Davis and Son, in Derby, Leicestershire, UK in the late 19th century. This lamp displays one of the most popular lamp designs; employing a glass enclosure, 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: 13 1/4 in x 3 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 33.655 cm x 8.89 cm x 8.89 cm
ID Number
AG*MHI-MN-7857
catalog number
MHI-MN-7857
accession number
240639
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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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