A view along the Embankment looking towards Cleopatra's Needle and the steps leading down to the water. The needle was brought here in 1878 from Alexandria. It had been presented to the British in 1819 by the Turkish Viceroy of Egypt.

Date:
1945 - 1965
Location:
Cleopatra's Needle, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, City Of Westminster, Greater London Authority
Reference:
AA001707
Type:
Photograph (Negative)
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Content

This is part of the Series: RAW01/02 Negatives and prints of English locations; within the Collection: RAW01 S W Rawlings Collection

Rights

© Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Rawlings, S W

Curator: Birks, David

Keywords

Prehistoric Or Roman Obelisk