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Highest Beacon Light in the World, 8600 feet above sea level, five million candle-power light.

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Title
Highest Beacon Light in the World, 8600 feet above sea level, five million candle-power light.
Collection

"The Pageant of America" Collection

v.4 - The March of commerce

[Published photographs]

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1860 - 1920 (Approximate)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Topics
Airplanes
Beacons
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Courtesy of the Post Office Department, Washington.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 34a217f0-c612-012f-6661-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1860: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Highest Beacon Light in the World, 8600 feet above sea level, five million candle-power light." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1860 - 1920. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-3dd9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Highest Beacon Light in the World, 8600 feet above sea level, five million candle-power light." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 27, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-3dd9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1860 - 1920). Highest Beacon Light in the World, 8600 feet above sea level, five million candle-power light. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-3dd9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Highest Beacon Light in the World, 8600 feet above sea level, five million candle-power light.