Inside my empty bottle, I was constructing a lighthouse while all the others were making ships.
~ Charles Simic
An illustration from Jules Verne's The Lighthouse at the End of the World
by George Roux, 1894-1928
The Pharos of Alexandria
engraving by Martin Heemskerck
Le phare de Cordouan sous le règne d'Henri IV
by Claude Chastillon
by Connor Maguire
Faro nella laguna di Venezia
by Pietro Gabrini (1856-1926)
by Nikolaos Lytras
Men-o'-War and other Vessels before the Eddystone Lighthouse
by Isaac Sailmaker (1633–1721)
* Lighthouse Friends has some neat stuff, such as a map of Lighthouses in the U.S. where you can stay the night and a list of Lighthouses in Movies (U.S. and Canada).
* Advice about photographing lighthouses from Peter Cox.
* PBS's Legendary Lighthouses