C1900

Catcombe Head Lightouse 5th. Ordre Dioptric Focal plane 122 feet above H.W.

Artist:

Rare  lithograph of Gatcombe Head lighthouse(demolished) on Facing Island, Gladstone Queensland. The lighthouse had a 5th order Fresnel lens developed by the French physicist Augustin-Jean Fresnel (1788–1827) and was made of a hardwood frame clad with corrugated iron. This design … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Catcombe Head Lightouse 5th. Ordre Dioptric Focal plane 122 feet above H.W.

Date:

C1900

Artist:

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured lithograph.

Image Size: 

165mm 
x 230mm

Paper Size: 

206mm 
x 335mm
AUTHENTICITY
Catcombe Head Lightouse 5th. Ordre Dioptric Focal plane 122 feet above H.W. - Antique Print from 1900

Genuine antique
dated:

1900

Description:

Rare  lithograph of Gatcombe Head lighthouse(demolished) on Facing Island, Gladstone Queensland. The lighthouse had a 5th order Fresnel lens developed by the French physicist Augustin-Jean Fresnel (1788–1827) and was made of a hardwood frame clad with corrugated iron. This design was then used in seven more lighthouses:

Bay Rock Light
Bulwer Island Light
Goods Island Light
Grassy Hill Light
Little Sea Hill Light
North Point Hummock Light (demolished)
Old Caloundra Light

 

 

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