Miner's Safety Lamp

Miner's Safety Lamp

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Description (Brief)
This is a "Baby" Wolf Company Safety Lamp manufactured in Brooklyn, New York in the early 20th century. The "baby" name denotes the lamp’s smaller size. The baby Wolf safety lamp was manufactured for mine bosses or officials who only needed lamps for infrequent, brief periods and could therefore have a smaller lamp.
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Object Name
lamp, safety, mining
mining lamp
overall: 10 in x 3 1/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 25.4 cm x 8.255 cm x 6.35 cm
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Credit Line
Mine Safety Appliances Company
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Work and Industry: Mining
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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