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Manufactured by:
Bridgeport Metal Goods, American, 1909 - 2001  Search this
Commissioned by:
Pullman Palace Car Company, American, 1867 - 1969  Search this
Medium:
metal, plastic, glass
Dimensions:
2 1/16 × 2 1/16 × 6 7/8 in. (5.2 × 5.2 × 17.5 cm)
Type:
hand lamps
Place made:
Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1930-1960
Description:
A black plastic and silver colored metal flashlight. “PULLMAN” is embossed in the plastic behind the control switch. It is highlighted with silver pigment. The settings on the switch are “off,” “flash,” and “on.” The Bridgeport Metal Goods logo is on the tail cap. A metal ring is also attached to the tail cap. The face cap is metal and contains a flat protective glass cover, a concave metal reflector and a bulb.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Labor  Search this
Pullman Porters  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.63.63.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Personal Effects and Items
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d38d65d0-def4-4956-853a-c4319199b519
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.63.63.4