Lowestoft-Low Lighthouse

Made:
c. 1855 in Lowestoft
photographer:
Samuel Smith
'Lowestoft-Low Lighthouse'
      A photograph of the lower lighthouse on the sands at Lowestoft, taken by Samuel Smith (1802-1892) in about 1855

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'Lowestoft-Low Lighthouse' A photograph of the lower lighthouse on the sands at Lowestoft, taken by Samuel Smith (1802-1892) in about 1855
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

A photograph entitled 'Lowestoft-Low Lighthouse', taken by Samuel Smith, c. 1855.

The low lighthouse worked in tandem with the high lighthouse situated further inshore. Sailors had to line up the lights from both to navigate a safe passage.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/6065/20
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford