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Lighthouse optic

Description

Full size fixed azimuthal condensing lighthouse optic on cast iron stand, to the design used for the River Tay leading lights at Buddon Ness, designed by Thomas Stevenson, by Chance Brothers and Co., Smethwick, 1866

Museum reference

T.1993.139

Collection

History of Science

Object name

Lighthouse optic

Production information

Chance Brothers and Company
Smethwick, Staffordshire, England, Northern Europe
Stevenson, Thomas, 1818 - 1887, Designer

Date

1866

Materials

Glass, Cast iron

Physical description

Glass; cast iron stand

Associations

Fraternity of Masters and Seamen, Dundee
Buddon Ness, River Tay, Angus, Scotland, Northern Europe

Exhibitions

  • Discoveries Redisplay, 2015

  • Discoveries (29 Jul 2011 - 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland

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