The use of bright red-orange plastic, rather than metal, for elements like the bulb housing and the on/off switch make the flashlight easier to spot and operate during an emergency.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Barbara and Max Pine.
Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.
Its dimensions are
H x diam.: 18.5 x 5 cm (7 5/16 x 1 15/16 in.)
Cite this object as
Flashlight (USA); chrome-plated metal, plastic; H x diam.: 18.5 x 5 cm (7 5/16 x 1 15/16 in.); Gift of Barbara and Max Pine; 1993-133-1
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color.