Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Cleopatra's Needle

From Graces Guide
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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