Miner's Safety Lamp

Miner's Safety Lamp

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Description (Brief)
This lamp is Hailwood's Improved Safety lamp, manufactured in the early 20th century by Acroyd & Best Ltd., in Pittsburgh, PA. The company later became Hailwood and Ackroyd Ltd. This lamp employs a metal bonnet with holes in the top, indicating that it was used to test for gas.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lamp, safety, mining
mining lamp
Measurements
overall: 13 1/2 in x 4 in x 3 1/2 in; 34.29 cm x 10.16 cm x 8.89 cm
ID Number
AG.MHI-MN-7855
catalog number
MHI-MN-7855
accession number
240639
Credit Line
Mine Safety Appliances Company
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Work and Industry: Mining
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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