The History of Coal Mining in 10 Objects

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The History of Coal Mining in 10 Objects was originally part of an Arts and Humanities Research Council, Creative Economy Knowledge Exchange project. Commissioned in 2013 and supported by the Universities of Nottingham, Leicester and Nottingham Trent University, the project explores new ways of engaging audiences with archival content and heritage sites.

 

http://www.miningheritage.co.uk/history-of-coal-mining-in-10-objects/

Safety lamp and brass wicks, Sydney 2000 Olympic Torch Relay, brass/glass, made by the Protector Lamp and Lighting Company Pty Ltd, made in Eccles, England c.2000 – MAAS Collection

Source: Safety lamp and brass wicks, Sydney 2000 Olympic Torch Relay, brass/glass, made by the Protector Lamp and Lighting Company Pty Ltd, made in Eccles, England c.2000 – MAAS Collection

Safety lamp and brass wicks, Sydney 2000 Olympic Torch Relay, brass/glass, made by the Protector Lamp and Lighting Company Pty Ltd, made in Eccles, England c.2000 - MAAS Collection
Sydney 2000 Olympic Torch Relay Lamp

 

Type 6 Lamp revealed from the inside

Take a look inside our Type 6 Deputies Relighter Lamp. This flame safety lamp was in production until the 1980’s. It was gradually replaced by our Garforth GR6S lamp. This miners lamp was the approved method of checking for methane/firedamp in all UK coal mines from Nationalisation in 1947