Miner’s Safety Lamp

Description (Brief):

This is a "Baby" Wolf Company Safety Lamp manufactured in Brooklyn, New York in the early 20th century. The "baby" name denotes the lamp’s smaller size. The baby Wolf safety lamp was manufactured for mine bosses or officials who only needed lamps for infrequent, brief periods and could therefore have a smaller lamp.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Board of Trustees of Lafayette College

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AG.MHI-MN-8768Accession Number: 265669Catalog Number: MHI-MN-8768

Object Name: lamp, safety, miningmining lamp

Measurements: overall: 9 1/4 in x 3 in x 3 in; 23.495 cm x 7.62 cm x 7.62 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-e4c2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_872298

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