Ashworth Hepplewhite-Gray Flame-Safety Lamp

YKSMM: 2017.371
Manufacturer
John Davis & Son (Derby) Ltd
Subject
Flame-Safety Lamp

The Ashworth HeppleWhite-gray lamp was designed specially for gas testing by James Ashworth in 1887. Specialist gas-testing lamps gave much more precise readings of how much methane gas was in the air.

They were manufactured by Davis of Derby from 1890s, appearing in their 1893 catalogue.

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