Fire tryers' Davy lamp by John Davis & Son

Made:
1890-1910 in Derby
maker:
John Davis and Son
Fire tryers' Davy lamp by John Davis, c. 1830
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Fire tryers' Davy lamp by John Davis, c. 1830 Photographed on a white background.
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Fire tryers' Davy miner's lamp by John Davis & Son, Derby, 1890s.

Although John Davis started the business in 1829, this lamp was made long after his death in 1873. This design dates to the 1890s but remained in production until about 1910.

Details

Category:
Coal Mining
Collection:
Lancashire Coal Mining Collection
Object Number:
Y2002.19.232
Measurements:
Overall: 300 mm x 70 mm x 90 mm, 95 mm, 777 g
type:
miner's oil safety lamp
credit:
Gift of Salford Museum and Art Gallery