Electric Mule Lamp

Description (Brief):

This lamp is a "mule" lamp, manufactured by the Edison Storage Battery Company around 1920. The lamp would have been attached to a mule's harness to light the way for the driver of the mule in the mines. The battery and lamp are attached, and both are larger than that of cap lamps.

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Koehler Manufacturing Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AG.MHI-MN-8037Accession Number: 236603Catalog Number: MHI-MN-8037

Object Name: lamp, cap, miner'smining lamp

Measurements: overall: 6 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in x 4 3/4 in; 17.145 cm x 13.97 cm x 12.065 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-ca88-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_872036

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