Miner’s Cap with Carbide Lamp

Description (Brief):

This cap was made by an unknown maker around the early 20th century. The cap is made of soft cotton canvas with a leather bill, and leather 'L' on the front for the attachment of the lamp. A carbide lamp (object number AG*MHI-MN-9442B) is attached to the cap.

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Charles Norman, Sr. (thorugh Fred Norman)

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AG.MHI-MN-9442AAccession Number: 263098Catalog Number: MHI-MN-9442A

Object Name: cap, miningmining cap

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-51e1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_872204

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