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(cabinet photo) Monhegan Island Lighthouse, Maine c.1892.

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(cabinet photo) Monhegan Island Lighthouse, Maine c.1892.

4498b. (cabinet photo) Monhegan Island Lighthouse, Maine c.1892. Unusual large view featuring a clear, close view of the Monhegan Lighthouse, about 10 miles offshore from midcoast Maine. The 48-foot granite tower built in 1850 still stands today. It is very similar to the lighthouse on Whitehead Island, built at about the same time. A new two-story keeper’s house was built in 1874. Clear, close image shows great detail of the tower and attached Keeper’s dwelling, Assistant Keeper’s dwelling and out buildings. Dated by photographer December 8, 1892. Wonderful composition and clarity. Image clean, clear, light moisture to border only. Measures 5” x 7”. (VG). $44.