OPENING CELEBRATION

Opening celebrations of the Suez Canal in Port Said at the northern entrance to the canal. Besides the canal’s architect Ferdinand de Lesseps, the Khedive Ismail Pasha and French Empress Eugenie were the featured guests in attendance. 17 November 1869

Norbert Schiller Collection

Picture scanned from original albumen stereo view.

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