An attractive image for painters is a historic lighthouse.
The Split Rock lighthouse on the Minnesota shore of Lake Superior is an iconic image.
There are a number of historic lighthouses throughout Cape Cod. This one overlooks the Atlantic Beach at Nauset.
Along the Texas Gulf Coast there once was a large number of functioning lighthouses. Today, only a few of these can be seen, some in disrepair. Here is a reconstructed image of the lighthouse which wants stood near the mouth of the Brazos River.
From historic photographs these images have been created of the nine most memorable lighthouses along the Texas coast.