Miner’s Safety Lamp

Description (Brief):

The Koehler Manufacturing Company produced this safety lamp during the 20th century. This lamp employs glass enclosure to protect the flame from extinguishing, wire gauze in the top-interior to keep the flame from escaping, and a metal bonnet exterior that serves both purposes. The lamp seems to be rusted.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Greenwood Mining Co.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AG.MHI-MN-8919Accession Number: 260126Catalog Number: MHI-MN-8919

Object Name: mining lamplamp, safety, mining

Measurements: overall: 13 in x 4 in x 4 in; 33.02 cm x 10.16 cm x 10.16 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-e766-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_872279

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