Unused, standard-sized postcard featuring the Historic Lighthouse Lens from Cape Disappointment.
CAPTION: Huge Fresnel lens from the Cape Disappointment lighthouse, manufactured in 1822 in France for about $3000. Lens was lighted by 18 wicks which burned five gallons of oil in a night. It is estimated it would cost more than $6 million to make another lens like it today. It is currently on display at the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center at Fort Canby.
PUBLISHER: Pub. by PHOTO'NEIL, Box 1004, Long Beach, WA 98631
POSTCARD ID #: K42375
Each postcard is sleeved in a clear 2mil sleeve made out of polyethylene, polypropylene and polyester. All of these materials have passed the Photo Activity Test (P.A.T.) certifying that they are safe for long-term storage.
This product was added to our catalog on Friday 29 December, 2017.