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Southern View of Pensacola Lighthouse, 1922

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Summary:
Aerial photo looking south over the Pensacola Lighthouse taken circa 1922. Construction on the lighthouse began in 1856 and it was first lit on January 1, 1859. A first-order Fresnel lens, cut and polished by Henri LePaute of Paris, France, was installed and lit by a single whale oil lamp. The lighthouse became automated in 1965 and the Keeper's Quarters now houses the Navy's Command Display Center which has exhibits pertaining to the history of the lighthouse and Naval Air Station.
Title: Southern View of Pensacola Lighthouse, 1922.
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Name(s): U.S. Navy, Photographer
Type of Resource: still image
Genre: Photograph
Issuance: single unit
Date Created: 1922
Publisher: West Florida History Center, UWF Libraries, digitized from materials loaned by the National Naval Aviation Museum
Place of Publication: Pensacola, Florida
Extent: 1 photograph, front
Language(s): Eng
Summary: Aerial photo looking south over the Pensacola Lighthouse taken circa 1922. Construction on the lighthouse began in 1856 and it was first lit on January 1, 1859. A first-order Fresnel lens, cut and polished by Henri LePaute of Paris, France, was installed and lit by a single whale oil lamp. The lighthouse became automated in 1965 and the Keeper's Quarters now houses the Navy's Command Display Center which has exhibits pertaining to the history of the lighthouse and Naval Air Station.
Identifier: uwfnam_NAS_1921-1922_circa1922_pensacolalighthouse(1) (IID)
Note(s): A Project of the Gulf Coast Maritime Digital Portal Project
Subject(s): Pensacola Lighthouse -- Aviation History -- Naval History -- Military History -- Architecture -- Pensacola, Florida -- Gulf Coast -- 1920's -- Early 20th Century
Held by: University of West Florida
Held by: National Naval Aviation Museum
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/uwf/fd/uwfnam_NAS_1921-1922_circa1922_pensacolalighthouse(1)
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/
Host Institution: UWF