Sambro Island Lighthouse Lens

The First Order Fresnel Lens that was used on the Sambro Island Lighthouse from 1906 until 1967. The lens is on display at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.

Builder: Barbier, Bernard & Turenne
Place Built: Paris, France
Type: First Order Fresnel Lens
Type of Construction: Crystal glass prisms set in bronze frames
Illuminant: Petroleum Vapour burner for most of its history.
Heigth: 2.8 metres
Length: 1.76 metres
Breadth: 1.76 metres

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