Hat, miner's; CT77.144m


Hat, miner's

About this object

Miner's hat; a coal miner's hard hat, thought to have been used by Mr James Hurring, at the Kaitangata Mine in the 1880s.
The black, leather-board hat features a leather and canvas straps inside, an extra layer of leather board over the top and a fitting at the front, on which a small oil lamp is fixed.

Medium and Materials

processed material, leather
processed material, textile
processed material, metal


h 135mm x l 232mm x w 195mm

Subject and Association Keywords

mining engineering. metallurgy, mineral deposits. metallic ore deposits. prospecting

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

occupation-based equipment

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