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Wee Cumbrae Lighthouse Reflective Dish

Description:

This dish reflected the light of the tower's 32 whale oil lamps.

 

The keepers dusted the reflectors daily with a feather and then polished them three times with Chamois goatskins.

Source:
Museum of the Cumbraes
Digital Number:
NAMA001c
Copyright:
North Ayrshire Council