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10504. United States Lighthouse Exhibit, World Columbian Exposition c.1894.

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10504. United States Lighthouse Exhibit, World Columbian Exposition c.1894.

10504. (halftone print) United States Lighthouse Exhibit, World Columbian Exposition c.1894. Large b/w photo engraved print from early 1893 World Columbian Exposition view book by N.D. Thompson Publishing, shows the U. S. Lighthouse Service display. Prominent in the view is a large model of the lighthouse on Spectacle Reef on Lake Huron . Other models pictured include a post beacon, gas operated buoy, whistling buoy, oil lamps, lens lantern, and much more. Most interesting is the very large [6’] wooden model of the Five Fathom bank Lightship. Also at the exposition [not shown in view] were erected an actual lighthouse, life-saving station, light keeper’s quarters, buoys, and much more. Print measures 8” x 10” and is clean and crisp. Includes original description. Would look fine matted and framed. (VG+). $44.