Miner’s Cap with Carbide Lamp

Miner’s Cap with Carbide Lamp

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Description (Brief)
This cap was made by an unknown maker around the early 20th century. The cap is made of soft cotton canvas with a leather bill, and leather 'L' on the front for the attachment of the lamp. A carbide lamp (object number AG*MHI-MN-9442B) is attached to the cap.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cap, mining
mining cap
ID Number
AG.MHI-MN-9442A
accession number
263098
catalog number
MHI-MN-9442A
Credit Line
Charles Norman, Sr. (thorugh Fred Norman)
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Work and Industry: Agriculture and Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Helmets
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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