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
Object Name
lamp, safety, mining
mining lamp
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
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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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