Oldham Electric Hand Lamp


This is an Oldham electric hand lamp manufactured by Oldham & Son Ltd. of Denton, Manchester, England during the early 20th century. The lamp consists of a lower metal bonnet that slid over the lamp’s battery, and a light bulb at the top that is encased in a ridged glass cylinder.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Mary R. Wheat

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AG.MHI-MN-8135Accession Number: 239148Catalog Number: MHI-MN-8135

Object Name: lamp, hand, mining

Measurements: overall: 8 13/16 in; 22.352 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-d825-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_872666

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