Photograph, Cleopatra's Needle. Alexandria, Egypt

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View of Cleopatra's Needle in Alexandria, Egypt, surrounded by huts or buildings and packing crates in mid-ground (date must be pre 1877) 1860 1870 c. 'Cleopatra's Needle Alexandria' inscribed in album. Albumen print. Signed by photographer 'A Beato'. Antonio Beato worked in Egypt and moved to Cairo in 1860 then moved to Luxor in 1862 (source Wikipedia).