Miner's Lamp


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Artifact Identification Miner's Lamp   (1993.18.0129)
  1. Furnishings
  2. :
  3. Lighting Equipment
  4. :
  5. Lighting Devices
  6. ;
  7. Materials T&E
  8. :
  9. Mining & Mineral Harvesting T&E
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1880
Culture N/A

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 17.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 14.9 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 11.5 cm
Weight 340 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Metal--Tin, Metal--Brass
Manufacturing Processes Cast
Munsell Color Information Dark Gray (N3.75/ 10.4%R) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

"Miner's lamp, coffee can shape with spout and hook, Tin, wick pick. Ca: 1870-1900" [ISU description]

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Transfer from Illinois State University
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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