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Miner's oil lamp

Period:
19th Century
Description:
Early miner's lamps were dangerous as a naked flame could cause explosions underground.
Materials/Media:
metal, brass, textile
Dimensions:
height 49mm, diameter 40mm
Source:
Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum
Accession number:
SQRTM:0206.1
Digital Number:
SQMI007n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council