Patterson safety lamp

Made:
1934 in Gateshead
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Patterson safety lamp..Photographed straight on view on a white background.
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High Candle Power lamp made by Patterson Lamps Ltd., design patented 1934.

This is an HCP (High Candle Power) lamp made by Patterson Lamps Ltd. They patented the design in 1934. HCP lamps were the oil lamp industry's response to the increasing use of electric lamps that gave more light.

Details

Category:
Coal Mining
Collection:
Lancashire Coal Mining Collection
Object Number:
Y2002.19/T0503
type:
miner's oil safety lamp
credit:
Gift of Salford Museum and Art Gallery