The inauguration of the Suez Canal where the Ismailia sweet water canal intersects with the Suez Canal. Besides the canal’s architect Ferdinand de Lesseps, the Khedive Ismail Pasha and French Empress Eugenie were in attendance. 18 November, 1869

Norbert Schiller Collection, Phot. Sebah

Picture scanned from original 21cm X 26cm albumen print.

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