Saturday, December 25, 2010

DOBTFUL - St. Thomas & Prince 2010


FAROIS - BLOCK  A
Lighthouses:       
- Eddystone (England)
- Bell Rock (Scotland) and the image of his builder, Robert Stevenson.
- "Lighthouse by V.G.Shukov, Ukraine  1910" See below (*)
- Cockspur Island (USA)
- Kopu (Estonia)



FAROIS - BLOCK  B
Lighthouses:

-Pigeon Point (USA)
-Cape Palliser (New Zealand) outside the stamp.


(*) About "Lighthouse by V.G.Shukov, Ukraine 1910"


The tower depicted in this stamp was builded by Shukov, but it´s not a lighthouse and never was. This construction was the world first hyperboloid structure and was builded for the All-Russia Industrial and Art Exhibition of 1896 in Nizhny Novgorod. After that, the tower was moved to Polibino, where it is currently.


Shukov Tower in Polibino (Russia)
Photo by Arssenev


One lighthouse builded by Shukov located in Ukraine is the Stanislav-Adzhigolsky range, rear. And in 1911 it looked like this:


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