Miner's Safety Lamp

Miner's Safety Lamp

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Description (Brief)
This safety lamp is a bonnetted Clanny-type safety lamp that was most likely manufactured between 1880 and 1914. The lamp has a metal tag that reads "Eduard Schenk, Pittsburgh, P.A." Schenk was a distributor of Friemann and Wolf lamps from Germany before World War I.
Currently not on view
Object Name
lamp, hand, mining
mining lamp
overall: 16 3/4 in x 4 in x 4 in; 42.545 cm x 10.16 cm x 10.16 cm
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Credit Line
Mary R. Wheat
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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