Miner's Safety Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

GUSN

GUSN-309442

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

miners' safety lamps
brass (alloy)
wrought iron (iron alloy)
glass (material)
Lamp
Lamp, Safety
Lamp, Safety

Inscription

"JOHN MILLS / NEWCASTLE / ON TYNE" (stamped)

Additional Identification Number

D28

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices

Dimensions

12 3/4 (H), 3 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of C. Malcom Watkins

Accession Number

2000.1766