A view of the obelisk looking North East along Victoria Embankment. Cleopatra's Needle was presented to the British in 1819 by the Turkish Viceroy of Egypt. It was not moved to its current location by the Thames until 1878.

Date:
1878 - 1900
Location:
Cleopatra's Needle, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, City Of Westminster, Greater London Authority
Reference:
CC97/01700
Type:
Photograph (Negative)
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Content

This is part of the Collection: YOR01 York and Son Collection

Rights

Source: Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: York And Son

Curator: Birks, David

Keywords

Prehistoric Obelisk