Photo, Print, Drawing Lighthouse, Point Vicente, California
About this Item
- Lighthouse, Point Vicente, California
- Highsmith, Carol M., 1946-, photographer
Created / Published
- [between 1980 and 2006]
- - United States--California--Palos Verdes
- - America
- - Point Vicente
- - Lighthouses
- - Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images.
- - Before the installation of lighthouses on the Pacific coast, many ships and seamen went to their graves on its rocky schoals. Shipmasters deplored this dangerous stretch of coastal water. On May 1, 1926 their petitions were answered when the U.S. Lighthouse Service began the operation of Point Vicente Lighthouse. The 1000 watt bulb, focused through a five foot lens, could be seen over twenty miles.
- - Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer.
- - Credit line: Photographs in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
- - Gift and purchase; Carol M. Highsmith; 2011; (DLC/PP-2011:124).
- - Forms part of the Selects Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.
- 1 transparency : color ; 4 x 5 in. or smaller.
Call Number/Physical Location
- LC-HS503- 879 (ONLINE) [P&P]
- Highsmith, Carol M., 1946- Carol M. Highsmith Archive.
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- highsm 12140 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/highsm.12140
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-highsm-12140 (digital file from original) LC-HS503-879 (color film transparency)
- No known restrictions on publication.
Additional Metadata Formats
IIIF Presentation Manifest
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- Call Number: LC-HS503- 879 (ONLINE) [P&P]
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Chicago citation style:
Highsmith, Carol M, photographer. Lighthouse, Point Vicente, California. United States Palos Verdes California, None. [Between 1980 and 2006] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2011630336/.
APA citation style:
Highsmith, C. M., photographer. Lighthouse, Point Vicente, California. United States Palos Verdes California, None. [Between 1980 and 2006] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2011630336/.
MLA citation style:
Highsmith, Carol M, photographer. Lighthouse, Point Vicente, California. [Between 1980 and 2006] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2011630336/>.