Miner’s Safety Lamp

Miner’s Safety Lamp

Description (Brief)
The E. Thomas and Williams Company of Aberdare, Wales, manufactured this safety lamp around the late 19th or early 20th century. The lamp employs a glass enclosure, double wire gauze on the top-interior, and a metal bonnet exterior to protect the flame.
Location
Currently not on view
Measurements
overall: 14 in x 4 in x 4 in; 35.56 cm x 10.16 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
AG.MHI-MN-7866
catalog number
MHI-MN-7866
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

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