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Mining safety lamp inspection. Laboratory workers handling and inspecting a mining safety lamp. Such lamps were designed to provide illumination in a mine without igniting any flammable gases. This photograph is part of a set compiled for the centenary of the Health and Safety Laboratory, which was founded in 1911 as the Home Office Experimental Station.
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