Miner's Safety Lamp

Description (Brief)
This safety lamp was manufactured in the 1890’s by Wilhelm Seippel of Bochum, Germany. Bochum was a town in a mining region of Germany, which is now home to the German Mining Museum. This Clanny style lamp has a glass enclosure and wire gauze top, a painted-over metal plate on the bottom saying number '306', and a brass plate on top indicating number '127.'
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lamp, safety, mining
mining lamp
Measurements
overall: 16 3/4 in x 4 in x 4 in; 42.545 cm x 10.16 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
AG*MHI-MN-7854
catalog number
MHI-MN-7854
accession number
240639
subject
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
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Work and Industry: Mining
Mining Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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