Miner’s Safety Lamp

Description (Brief):

Ackroyd & Best Ltd. of Leeds, England manufactured this Hailwood Improved Lamp in the early 20th century. This safety lamp would have originally had a glass enclosure around the flame (which is now missing), interior wire gauze, and exterior bonnet. The bonnet bears the oval maker’s label that reads: ACKROYD & BEST Ltd./MAKERS/HAILWOODS IMPROVED LAMP/No.2/MORLEY LEEDS ENGLAND.

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Board of Trustees of Lafayette College

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AG.MHI-MN-8770Accession Number: 265669Catalog Number: MHI-MN-8770

Object Name: lamp, safety, miningmining lamp

Measurements: overall: 12 in x 3 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 30.48 cm x 8.89 cm x 8.89 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-e769-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_872282

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