Left: The human-powered windlass used to raise the obelisk. Middle: The obelisk settling on to its base. Right: Raising the horizontal obelisk. (21 September 1878): 285. [Click on images to enlarge them.]

Left: The Obelisk in a horizontal position from Illustrated London News (21 September 1878): 285, Right: . . (10 August 1878): 132. Images from the Hathi Trust online version of a copy of the Illustrated London News in the Princeton University Library.

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