Daily Photo – 1882 Lighthouse


There is a lot of history surrounding the waters and islands north of Jakarta and the dutch played a big part in the early days while traversing through the asian region they built many landmarks to help them on their way including this lighthouse in 1882 on Lengkuas Island off the larger Belitung Island. On the door of the lighthouse, a plaque is placed with inscription: “Onder de regering van Z.M Willem III Koning der Nederlander enz. opgericht voor draailicht 1869” (Dutch “Under the reign of His Majesty King William III of Netherlands etc., rotating light erected 1882”.

Daily Photo - 1882 Lighthouse
Daily Photo – 1882 Lighthouse

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