"In 1897, the present structure was built
north of a gun emplacement at Fort Casey on Whidbey Island, Washington.
No longer needed as a guide to navigation, this magnificent building is
a museum and tourist attraction. to celebrate the 200th anniversary of
North American Lighthouses, Admiralty Head was the subject for a U.S. postage
Artist comment: "Visiting lighthouses is a passion for me. Finding them and seeing them for myself is an imortant factor. I prefer to depict a lighthouse from a 'fresh' perspective that is not seen on postcards or on tourism brochures. I paint the subject with oil on canvas allowing me the option of rendering fine detail."