Miner’s Helmet

Miner’s Helmet

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Description (Brief)
This plastic miner’s helmet would have been in use during the first half of the 20th century, after 1915. The helmet has a leather and metal lamp bracket attached to the front which would have likely held an oil-wick lamp.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cap, mining
Measurements
overall: 6 in x 7 in x 12 in; 15.24 cm x 17.78 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
AG.MHI-MN-9235B
accession number
268055
catalog number
MHI-MN-9235B
Credit Line
Theodore R. Hile
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Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Helmets
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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