Miner's Safety Lamp

Description (Brief)
This is a "Baby" Wolf Company Safety Lamp manufactured in the early 20th century. The "baby" name denotes its smaller size, and the "permissible" on the plaque indicates that this lamp was approved by the United States Bureau of Mines. The baby Wolf safety lamp was manufactured for mine bosses who only needed lamps for infrequent, brief periods.
Location
Currently not on view
Measurements
overall: 10 in x 2 1/2 in x 3 in; 25.4 cm x 6.35 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
AG.MHI-MN-7858
catalog number
MHI-MN-7858
accession number
240639
Credit Line
Mine Safety Appliances Company
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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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