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Pencarrow Lighthouse as 'Mr Blobby'

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In June 2001 pranksters painted the Pencarrow Lighthouse as 'Mr Blobby', a character from the popular British TV show Noel's house party. One journalist pondered whether this was part of an 'international painting trail', given that a lighthouse in Scotland had been painted in similar fashion a few months earlier. The following article appeared in the Evening Post, 8 June 2001:

Article about Mr Blobby paint job on Pencarrow Lighthouse

Credit

Image and article courtesy Heriage New Zealand.

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Pencarrow Lighthouse as 'Mr Blobby', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/media/photo/pencarrow-lighthouse-mr-blobby, (Manatū Taonga — Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated