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Gribbin Head in County Cornwall, England.

A4 (210 x 297mm) : 250g/m² archival art paper

A3 (297 x 420mm) : 250g/m² archival art paper

Artist: Roger O’Reilly

The artist signs each print.

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A Note from the Artist

The busy port of Newlynn in Cornwall, apart from being the base of a sizable fishing fleet is the point where the Ordnance Tidal Observatory base their measurements for mean height above sea level.

In the late 19th century the harbour was enlarged by building two new piers. The south pier was extended by a further 28 metres in 1914 and a new lighthouse was erected at the end of this extension in 1915. For a time between 1914 and 1915 there were two lighthouses on the south pier, the old one in the course of being dismantled and the new cast iron structure.

It has been renovated many times to combat the effects of the sea using shot blasting, spraying with hot zinc to protect it from corrosion followed by the application of several coats of paint to refresh its distinctive white body with red base and red cupola.

The original fog signal is now a fully transistorised solid state emitter with an automatic fog detector.



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