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Lighthouses at Pencarrow Head


A view of Pencarrow Head, Wellington, showing the original lighthouse at the top of the hill and the 1906 addition on the right. The shed situated halfway down the hillside held the diesel engine used to operate the fog signal. This photograph was taken on 13 February 1936.


Alexander Turnbull Library,
Reference: 1/2-035193-F
Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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