Miner's Safety Lamp

Description (Brief):

This is a safety lamp manufactured by the Wolf Safety Lamp Company of America around the late 19th century. This lamp is one of the most popular Wolf designs, employing a glass enclosure, wire gauze on the top-interior, and a metal “bonnet” exterior to protect the flame. The "permissible" engraved on the lamp denotes that 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-MN-7765Catalog Number: MHI-MN-7765Accession Number: 235037

Object Name: lamp, safety, miningmining lamp

Measurements: overall: 14 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 36.83 cm x 8.89 cm x 8.89 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-e310-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_872874

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