Genoa lighthouse: sketch plan of lamp floor showing lenses and reflectors

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RIBApix ref no RIBA95770
Artist/PhotographerParke, Henry (1790-1835)
CountryItaly
CityGenoa
Subject Date1543
Image Date1822
ViewPlan
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSB83/25
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The lighthouse (also known as 'La Lanterna') was rebuilt in 1543 on the site of an earlier lighthouse dating from around 1128. This plan shows the system in use before it was replaced by a rotating Fresnel lens inaugurated in January of 1841.

Subject tags

lighthouses, Feature: Lighting the Way