Miner's Safety Lamp

Description (Brief):

This is a "Baby" Wolf Company Safety Lamp manufactured in the early 20th century. The "baby" name denotes its smaller size, and the "permissible" on the plaque indicates that this lamp was approved by the United States Bureau of Mines. The baby Wolf safety lamp was manufactured for mine bosses who only needed lamps for infrequent, brief periods.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Mine Safety Appliances Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AG.MHI-MN-7858Catalog Number: MHI-MN-7858Accession Number: 240639

Object Name: lamp, safety, miningmining lamp

Measurements: overall: 10 in x 2 1/2 in x 3 in; 25.4 cm x 6.35 cm x 7.62 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-def7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_872873

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