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Small Oldham Hand Lam

Small Oldham Hand Lam

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Description
This small electric hand lamp was manufactured by Oldham & Son Ltd. of Denton, Manchester, England during the early 20th century. The lamp has a small bulb surrounded by glass with four metal posts protecting the glass. The lamp bulb sits on top of a metal bonnet that slides on top of an Oldham battery.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lamp, hand, mining
Measurements
overall: 5 3/8 in; 13.716 cm
ID Number
AG.MHI-MN-8144
accession number
239148
catalog number
MHI-MN-8144
Credit Line
Mary R. Wheat
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Work and Industry: Mining
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Grant Wheat Collection
Mining Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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