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(VICTORIAN LONDON.)

Albert Memorial & Cleopatra’s Needle.

Published: c 1880

Stock code: 72615

Price: £50

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Attractively framed black and white lithographs of the Albert Memorial and Cleopatra’s Needle. The Albert Memorial is situated in Kensington Gardens, directly to the north of the Royal Albert Hall. It was commissioned by Queen Victoria in memory of her beloved husband, Prince Albert who died of typhoid in 1861. Cleopatra’s Needle is the popular name for each of three Ancient Egyptian obelisks re-erected in London, Paris, and New York City during the nineteenth century. The London and New York ones are a pair, while the Paris one comes from a different original site where its twin remains. From the publication entitled: New Album of London.

Frame size: 150 ×180 mm. 2 original lithographs. Fine condition.

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