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Macquarie Lighthouse, 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086J/27

Scope and Contents

140 x 190 mm. A view of the lighthouse situated at South Head, with the barrel of a cannon lying in the grass in front. A simple and solid design, which was originally produced by Francis Greenway on Governor Macquarie's orders, it was completed in 1817 and earned Greenway, who was a convict, his freedom; it was the first lighthouse to be built in Australia. This photograph is of a copy of Greenway's original building, and was opened in 1883.


  • 1885

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, slight staining and fading.



Finding aid date

2003-07-28 09:11:55+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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