Wheat Battery Box Model

Wheat Battery Box Model

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Description
This is a wooden model of the battery box of Grant Wheat’s electric cap lamp. This model belonged to Wheat lamp inventor Grant Wheat’s personal collection that was donated to the museum in 1962.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
mold, lamp
Measurements
overall: 6 in x 5 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 15.24 cm x 13.335 cm x 4.4704 cm
ID Number
AG.MHI-MN-8196
accession number
239148
catalog number
MHI-MN-8196
Credit Line
Mary R. Wheat
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Work and Industry: Agriculture and Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Grant Wheat Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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