Historical information

Murray Robert Shapter donated these lighthouse fittings. He was a local fisherman and employee of the Public Works Lighthouse service for many years in the Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale area.


Fittings from two lighthouses in the Queenscliff / Point Lonsdale area.

Physical description

Key to switch sunvalve on or off and an acetylene pilot light burner from the light at the Black Lighthouse in Queenscliff, and a bolt head sheared off the dome of the Point Lonsdale Lighthouse.