Miner’s Cap

Description (Brief):

This canvas miner’s cap has a leather brim, with a leather and metal lamp bracket attached to the front. The lamp bracket could have held either an oil-wick lamp or a carbide lamp. The leather part of the bracket is stamped with the text “PATENTED LAMPHOLDER/”DOUBLE SAFETY”/GUARDS FOREHEAD.”

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Paul Weir

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AG.MHI-MN-8218Catalog Number: MHI-MN-8218Accession Number: 241803

Object Name: cap, miner's

Measurements: overall: 4 in x 8 1/2 in x 11 1/2 in; 10.16 cm x 21.59 cm x 29.21 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-d195-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_871931

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