Cleopatra's Needle.Obelisk at Alexandria commonly called Cleopatra's Needle.
London Published by F. G. Moon 20 Threadneedle Street, Aug.t 1.st. 1846.
Lithograph with letterpress printed below. Framed. Printed area: 350 x 260, (13¾ x 10¼"). Frame: 510 x 700mm, (20 x 27½"). Unexamined out of frame.
View of a red granite obelisk at Alexandria. The letterpress below explains that the obelisk was offered to the English by Mohammed Ali but remained in Egypt for many years before eventually being brought to England and erected on the Victoria Embankment on 12th September 1878.
[Ref: 35045] £150.00