Macquarie Lighthouse, Vaucluse N.S.W. : old and new side-by-side, 1884

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Where: 7 Old South Head Rd, Vaucluse NSW 2030, Australia

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When: 01 January 1884

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Format: albumen photoprint

Notes: The building of the first lighthouse `Macquarie Tower' (Francis Greenway, architect) began in 1816 and was completed in 1818. In 1881, the construction of a new lighthouse (James Barnet, architect), 12ft away from the original, commenced. It was completed in 1883. -- Reference: Australian Heritage Commission : Register of the National Estate database, Jun 2002

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4 years ago a contributor from Vaucluse, Australia suggested this image location is -33.8539, 151.285

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