Point Aconi Light

Canvas Prints

Small (12.0" x 8.0")


Amherstview, Canada

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Sizing Information

Small 12.0" x 8.0"
Medium 18.0" x 12.0"
Large 24.0" x 16.0"
X large 30.0" x 20.0"


  • Each custom artwork is hand stretched and printed for your order
  • Vibrant colors printed on artist grade canvas
  • Printed image wraps 0.25 inch (0.6 cm) over the edges; the sides are white
  • Hanging hardware is included


Wall Art


Artist's Description

2000 views as of 22 December 2014

Point Aconi Lighthouse – Point Aconi, Nova Scotia, Canada. Photo taken in September 2007

The first lighthouse was built in 1874 by John A. Moore at the contract price of $500.00 The first caretaker was George Bonnar who was paid $150.00 a year. In 1897 the oil storage building was moved back from the eroding bank. In 1946 the light station was discontinued in favor of a gas-lighted whistle buoy off the point. A light station was eventually established on Point Aconi itself in 1989. The tower was 38ft., light height was 84 ft. with a range of 12 miles to warn vessels of the high treacherous rocky shoal and to mark the east point of the entrance to the passage of the Great Bras d’Or. It was a three man station that reverted to a one man with a skeleton tower. The two other buildings were sold to private interests. The last keeper was Carl D. Goyetche, who served with his family from 1979 to 1990 when it was de-staffed. (Source: The Boularderie Island Historical Society)

Camera: Panasonic DMC-FZ30; f/5.6 @ 1/320 sec: ISO: 80: EV +1/3; Focal length: 202mm (35 mm equivalent)

Previous milestones:

  • 1000 views as of 5 August 2013


TOP TEN Challenge Placements:

  • Placed 7th in the Top 10 of the August 2011 Avatar challenge in the All About Lighthouses group on 1 August 2011

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