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View of Baring Head Lighthouse under construction, March 1934

Reference Number: EP-Transport-Shipping-Lighthouses-02

View of Baring Head Lighthouse under construction. Photographed by an Eveneing post staff photographer in March 1934.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Baring Head Lighthouse, Baring Head, Lighthouses - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Building, Concrete construction - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Buildings - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Photographs relating to lighthouses, Reference Number EP-Transport-Shipping-Lighthouses (2 digitised items)
Photographs relating to transport, Reference Number EP-Transport (15 digitised items)
Evening Post illustrations file, Reference Number PAColl-7327-1 (342 digitised items)
The Dominion Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers, Reference Number PAColl-7327 (2038 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print, 20.5 x 12.2 cm. Single photograph

Historical Notes: Lighthouse sited on Baring Head which is situated on the south coast of the North Island of New Zealand about halfway between the entrance to Wellington Harbour and Palliser Bay. It replaced the Pencarrow light and became operational in 1935. It was the first lighthouse in New Zealand to use electricity to power its light which was automated in 1989.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Citation: Any publication or exhibition must be accompanied by the credit "The Dominion Post Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library."

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