Dictionary of Sydney

The Dictionary of Sydney was archived in 2021.

Hyde Park obelisk

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.

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Milestone
Constructed
1857
Name
Alternate
George Thornton's scent bottle
Colloquial
Thornton's Scent Bottle
Commemorates
Position
Type