Historical Photographic Collection
of Lighthouse Images
National Archives of Australia Collection
National Archives of Australia Photo Search
Lighthouses and Beacons as a search term returns
over 550 items. The wonderful travelling exhibition
Beacons by the
Sea has been in part the catalyst in the large increase of images and records to
be found online.
Google Image Search :
Lighthouses of Australia
The success of your searching is most often
determined by the choice of key words and then refining
your search by including or
excluding additional criteria. I have
attempted to shortcut the process for you by showing as many relevant thumbnail
images as I could find. The image above is its full size, so by going to the
option and typing in the reference numbers below each image or, typing in a
series number, you will be able to click onto images in greater detail. NB: New
images are continually being loaded as they are requested.
Series number A6247
Title Glass plate copy negatives of Australian coastal
NB: I am only showing those images which features
the lighthouse itself. See more NAA images of the
Lighthouse tender crew at work.
Series number A1200 Title
Photographic negatives and prints, single number series with 'L' [Library]
The date attributed to this series
of images is 1963, the first year of MV Cape Don as the Lighthouse Tender
servicing WA and NT. Certainly, some of the images appear very poed and may well
have been a promotional set of images taken on the Cape Don's maiden voyage.
Series number A8763 Title
Photographic colour negatives, single number with 'KN' [Colour Negatives] prefix