|Post or Anchor lantern made by Barbier, Benard & Turenne, Paris France.|
|Manufacturers nameplate for |
Barbier, Benard & Turenne.
Translated- OLD INSTITUTIONS, BARBIER, BENARD & TURENNI FACTORY (82, AUC CURIAL, PARIS-19; Blanc-Misseron) (NORTH) which is the manufacturers name and Paris address of production. The number 82116 is also engraved below and a series of cylindrical air vents in between. The diameter of the lamp measures 5 1/2 inches. For more information on this lantern, follow the link here to the listing on Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Gallery.
|Post or Anchor lantern made by Barbier, Benard & Turenne, Paris France,|
Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Gallery
The Company Barbier, Benard and Turenne, abbreviated BBT is a company founded in 1862 , specialized in the manufacture of headlights, the optical devices and lighting systems. Leader in the field of global flagship in the late 19th century, the company has diversified in the twentieth century, but was dissolved in 1982.
|Fresnel lens produced by Barbier, Benard & Turenne|
for the Sabine Bank Lighthouse, Sabine River, Texas.
The workshops are primarily located in Paris, close to the Ourcq canal. BBT then retains its headquarters in Paris, factories being located in Nazelles (Indre-et-Loire) and White-Misseron (North).
|Sabine River Lighthouse, Texas|
|Top section of the Sabine River lighthouse tower and lantern room|