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Stereograph - 'French Barques', Suez Canal, circa 1865 Reg. No: MM 114241
- Stereograph depicting French Barques on the Suez Canal, circa 1865. The image was taken to commemorate the inauguration of the Suez Canal.
It is is part of a collection of 403 stereographs depicting landmarks, cityscapes, portraits and sites across Europe, the United Kingdom, America, Australia and Egypt around the late 19th century. Photographers and publishers include the Rose Stereograph Company, Underwood & Underwood, John James Reilly, George Washington Wilson, E. Nessman, Edweard Muybridge, Bradley & Rulofson, Strohmeyer & Wyman Publishers, Kilburn Brothers, J. Andrieu, M. E. Wright, Francis Bedford, Giorgio Sommer, Poulton & Co., J. Clarke, Keystone View Company, B. L. Singley, J. F. Jarvis and Ancienne Maison F. P. F. & S.
- Monochrome stereograph with hand colouring on embossed yellow card.
- Description Of Content:
- A man is sitting in a sailing boat in the sea in the foreground of image. Dredging machinery is pictured in the sea to the left of image.
- Source: Museum Victoria
|Dimensions:||87 mm (Height), 172 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||boats, flags, stereographs, machines, dredges, sailing boats, oceans, exterior views|
|Themes this item is part of:||Engineering Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection|
|Primary Classification:||WATER TRANSPORT|
|Secondary Classification:||Wind Power - Sailing Boats|
|Tertiary Classification:||sailing boats|
|Inscriptions:||Embossed in card: 'ANCIENNE MAISON.F.P.F&S PARIS / LL / DEPOSE / Cb. D'
Printed in red on in card: '320 INAUGURATION DU CANAL DE SUEZ / DRAGUES & BARQUES A SUEZ (INSTANTANEE)'
Handwritten in black ink on white paper adhered to card: 'French Barques'
Handwritten in grey pencil on the back of card: 'ST 1415'
|Place & Date Depicted:||Suez Canal, Egypt, circa 1865|
|Publisher:||Ancienne Maison.F.P.F&S, Paris, France, circa 1865|