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Cleopatra's Needle

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1877. Engineers for the delivery of the needle were John Dixon (1835-1891) and Benjamin Baker.
September 1877. Launching the Needle.
1878.
1878.
August 1878. Raising the Needle.
1878. On the Thames Embankment, London.

The needle was erected on the Thames Embankment.

The engineers for the delivery of the needle were John Dixon (1835-1891) and Benjamin Baker.


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