Thursday, March 13, 2008

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While we're on the subject of the Bathurst you fancy having a Cole hanging on a wall, for a reminder of the beautiful island in between trips? Laura Cole is a (very productive when it comes to Rottnest) WA artist:

"The Artist regularly paints on Rottnest, a small but popular holiday island off the West Australian coast. No vehicles are allowed, so Laura has a large hand-cart with big wheels to move her gear around the beaches and bays of the Island. Laura likes to be on location before sunrise, to capture the early morning light."

Lots of Laura's Rotto stuff is sold. But there's a couple at least including the Bathurst lighthouse. A snip if you've got $1700.

A bit cheaper is this trifle on eBay (not pictured here): 'Nice early postcard of The Bathurst Point Lighthouse Rottnest Island Western Australia C1910 card is mint condition unused.' There have been two bids: highest so far is $14.49.

The lighthouse was built in 1900 with limestone. It's close to the original pilot station which operated as far back as 1866.

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous5:25 PM

    Hi ! my name is sandra and i live in sweeden, we are doing a project at school to build a fake national parc......
    I have problems finding information on big companys and gouvernment . What support should you get and from where to be able to build a national parc on rottnest island.I would be very thankfull if you could help me / Mvh Sandra