Miner's safety lamp (2)

This is a miner's lamp that was used in local pits.  Later safety lamps were based on the same principle as the "Davy" lamp.  They were the only lighting underground until electricity was installed in early years of the 20th century.
Object no :
SQMI003n
Collection :
Creator :
Patterson & Company
Place of Production :
Newcastle upon Tyne
Dimensions :
height 370mm, diameter 90mm
Materials :
metal, brass, iron, glass
Location :
NA
Related site :
Accession number :
SQRTM:0206.4
Copyright :
Dumfries & Galloway Council
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