LOVERS LIGHT-Minots Ledge Light House 1855 Architectural Drawings

LOVERS LIGHT-Minots Ledge Light House 1855 Architectural Drawings

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LOVERS LIGHT is the name locals have called Minots Light for generations because of it 1-4-3 signal pattern. Over the years many a couple has watched and enjoyed the 1-4-3 signal.

Architectural Drawings of Minot Ledge Light House 1855. Work started on the current lighthouse in 1855, and it was completed and first lit on November 15, 1860, with a final cost of $300,000 that made it the most expensive light house that was ever constructed in the United States. The lighthouse is built of large and heavy dovetailed granite blocks, which were cut and dressed ashore in Quincy and taken to the ledge by ship. The lighthouse was equipped with a third-order Fresnel lens.

Unframed Dimensions: 20" wide x 16" high.

Framed Dimensions: 23" wide x 19" high.

Framing is available. Framed posters include dry mounting, UV filtering glass, and your choice of seven mouldings, wired and ready to hang upon delivery. All mouldings are approximately 1.5" wide. Please factor in an additional 3" to the listed size for framed items.

This map has been scanned From The ORIGINAL at 600 dpi using state of the art equipment {a Contex Large Format Scanner}. The replica map is printed on heavy matte fine art paper using archival pigment inks. This is one of over 5000 Original maps, charts, and posters in our collection.
Many reproduction maps that are available on Etsy are taken directly from public domain sources {NY Public Library, Library of Congress, etc}. Although great for research purposes, these image files frequently suffer from poor color accuracy, lens blur, and distortion. The maps in our collection have been scanned from the ORIGINAL, flat, at high resolution and with precisely calibrated color. This allows us to prints replicas that are virtually indistinguishable from the original maps.

The original version of this map from 1871 is SOLD.

FRAMED ORIGINAL maps include: museum quality backing board, UV filtering glass, and your choice of mouldings, wired and ready to hang upon delivery.

Custom sizes are available. If you are interested in a custom size, please let us know through the "ask a question" button in this listing.

Retailers who would like to carry our Maps, please contact us through the "ask a question" button in this listing, for information and discounts.

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