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Measurements:
overall: 10 in x 2 1/2 in x 3 in; 25.4 cm x 6.35 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
lamp, safety, mining
mining lamp
Description (Brief):
This is a "Baby" Wolf Company Safety Lamp manufactured in the early 20th century. The "baby" name denotes its smaller size, and the "permissible" on the plaque indicates that this lamp was approved by the United States Bureau of Mines. The baby Wolf safety lamp was manufactured for mine bosses who only needed lamps for infrequent, brief periods.
Location:
Currently not on view
Credit Line:
Mine Safety Appliances Company
ID Number:
AG.MHI-MN-7858
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-7858
Accession number:
240639
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Work and Industry: Mining
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-def7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_872873