Aldis signal lamp, Mitchells patent 24014; L1994.351.192

Name/Title

Aldis signal lamp, Mitchells patent 24014

About this object

Electric searchlight for long distance signalling during day and night. The slatted shutter could be used to transmit Morse or other codes. This lamp is from the Waitemata Harbour North Head signal station.

Medium and Materials

Glass, 0 - Whole
Metal

Inscription and Marks

Mitchells patent 24014
30/10/1907

Measurements

Height (mm): 168mm (9/16ft)
Width: 105mm (3/8ft)

Subject and Association Keywords

Signalling/[COMMUNICATION]

Subject and Association Keywords

[Ports & Harbours]

Subject and Association Keywords

Morse/Signalling/[COMMUNICATION]

Subject and Association Keywords

Signalling/[COMMUNICATION]

Subject and Association Keywords

North Head Signal Station/Waitematā Harbour/Auckland/Auckland Region/New Zealand

Collection

Auckland Institute & Museum Maritime Collections

Credit Line

On loan from Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira

Object Type

Object/History

Object number

L1994.351.192

Copyright Licence  

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