Miner’s Safety Lamp

Description (Brief):

This is a safety lamp manufactured by the Wolf Safety Lamp Company of America in the early 20th century. This lamp is one of the popular and effective Wolf Company designs, employing a glass enclosure, wire gauze in the top-interior, and a metal bonnet exterior to protect the flame. The "permissible" engraved on the lamp means the lamp was approved by the U.S. Bureau of Mines

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Wolf Safety Lamp Company of America, Inc.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AG.MHI-MT-002676Catalog Number: MHI-MT-002676Accession Number: 115670

Object Name: mining lamplamp, safety, mining

Measurements: overall: 15 in x 4 in x 4 in; 38.1 cm x 10.16 cm x 10.16 cm

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

Record Id: nmah_872304

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