Steel Mill used with Flint for Mine Lighting, 1730-1750

Made:
1730-1750 in Whitehaven
maker:
Carlisle Spedding

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Steel mill formerly used with a flint by the colliers of N. England to give light in places subject to fire-damp, pre 1865

Steel mill formerly used with a flint by the colliers of Northern England to give light in places subject to fire-damp, pre 1865

Details

Category:
Mining & Ore Dressing
Object Number:
1895-135
Materials:
complete, leather and wrought iron
Measurements:
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type:
miners' lamps
credit:
Geological Museum (Jermyn St.)