Hyde Park obelisk

Ventilation tower

Sewerage vent modeled on Cleopatra's Needle on the banks of the Thames River in London. It was one of the earliest monuments recording the good works of a Sydney mayor.

Thornton's obelisk, Hyde Park 1960s
Names
Alternate
George Thornton's scent bottle
Colloquial
Thornton's Scent Bottle
Commemorates
Milestones
Constructed
1857
Aerial view of southern Hyde Park 1950s
Thornton's obelisk 3 June 2011
The Obelisk on Elizabeth Street 1930s