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Photo around 1885-1890. I think this is lighthouse at the picture but can't identify it.

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Album name:mitko / Not identified lighthouses
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ILLW   [Sep 27, 2014 at 09:24 PM]
This is a very tall lighthouse and is similar to the tallest Australian lighthouse which is Cape Wickham on King Island in Bass Strait. However, it is not Cape Wickham as that light has only 5 windows so I doubt this light is in Australia. The surrounding countryside is typically Australian and similar to New Zealand. Given the Australian surround bishland I would guess this is a painting of a ficticious lighthouse in someone's imagination. It is also not normal to build a lighthouse in a valley and there is no evidence of a road which would have been necessary during construction. Confused
mitko   [Sep 28, 2014 at 05:32 AM]
Hi there! This was actually large album of Tasmanian photos. See here scans of it in LJ. So i don't really think this is the fake Smile

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