Miner’s Safety Lamp Patent Model

Description (Brief):

This safety lamp is a patent model constructed by Nicolas Louis Beaufils and Jacques Rexroth of Paris, France that received patent number 95,184 on September 28, 1869. The inventors claim in the patent filing that whenever an operation is to be performed on the lamp such as filling fuel, trimming the wick, or any action that would expose the flame to the air, the lamp will be forcibly extinguished.

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AG.MHI-MN-9739Catalog Number: MHI-MN-9739Accession Number: 88881Patent Number: 095184

Object Name: lamp, safety, miningmining lampObject Type: Patent Model

Measurements: overall: 13 1/2 in x 4 in x 4 in; 34.29 cm x 10.16 cm x 10.16 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-ee42-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_872333

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