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Miner's Safety Lamp

2000.1766 (RS221877)

Description

Brass miner's safety lamp, "Davy Lamp," with wrought iron screen.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"JOHN MILLS / NEWCASTLE / ON TYNE" (stamped)
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
Lamp
Lamp, Safety
miners' safety lamps
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Dimensions
12 3/4 (H), 3 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.1766
Credit Line
Gift of C. Malcom Watkins
GUSN
309442

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