Miner's Oil Lamp from Ayrshire, 1801-1860

Made:
1801-1865 in Scotland
maker:
Unknown

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Miners lamp, one of two, with suspension hook used in the coal and ironstone pits of Ayrshire, N.B. pre 1865.

Details

Category:
Mining & Ore Dressing
Object Number:
1895-112/1
Materials:
complete, iron, tin, tin plated and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
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type:
oil lamp
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • furnishing - artefact
  • lighting device
  • lamp - lighting device
credit:
Geological Museum (Jermyn St.)