Model of the Duiveneiland lighthouse on Java, Gieterij Prins van Oranje (possibly), 1870

Model of the Duiveneiland lighthouse on Java, Gieterij Prins van Oranje (possibly), 1870

brass, wood and glass, h 81cm × w 47cm × d 47cm Catalogue entry

The eight-sided Duiveneiland lighthouse, on the south-west point of Java, comprises five storeys. The entrance is on the first storey. Three sides of the model have been left open to display the interior and stairs. A bell hangs on one side. The lighthouse was built in the Netherlands between 1870 and 1872, then dismantled and shipped to Indonesia where it was reassembled.

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