Angel gas light fitting (detail)

Photographer: Grace Blakecirca 1878

Heritage Victoria

Heritage Victoria
East Melbourne, Australia

Artefact recovered from the wreck of the Loch Ard. This iron clipper was wrecked on Mutton Bird Island in 1878 while travelling from Gravesend, England to Melbourne. It had a large and varied cargo which included gas light fittings. This is a detail of a gas light fitting in the shape of an angel retrieved from the wreck.


  • Title: Angel gas light fitting (detail)
  • Creator: Photographer: Grace Blake
  • Date Created: circa 1878
  • Location: Loch Ard Gorge
  • Subject Keywords: Loch Ard, Shipwreck, Maritime Archaeology, Port Campbell, Gravesend

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