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Sea-Lights Plate CCCCXLI

Date: 1830-1842
Dimensions:
Overall: 273 x 210 mm, 8 g
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Ephemera
Object Name: Steel engraving
Object No: 00019700
Place Manufactured:Edinburgh

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    Description
    This engraving featured in the 7th edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica published between 1830 and 1842. The plate depicts several illustrations of sea-lights and light houses, including sections of a catadioptric light, a revolving catoptric light, Bell Rock lighthouse and the Eddystone lighthouse; plans of a fixed and a revolving catoptric light; and elevation of Gordon lighthouse. This engraving probably featured in the 7th edition ‘Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature’ published in 1842.
    Additional Titles

    Web title: Sea-Lights Plate CCCCXLI

    Primary title: Engraving of Sea-Lights and Light Houses entitled, 'Sea- Lights', published by Encyclopedia Britannica, steel engraving on white paper

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