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Stereograph - 'French Barques', Suez Canal, circa 1865 Image Reg. No: MM 114241

Summary:
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.
Description:
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.
Acknowledgement:
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 87 mm (Height), 172 mm (Width)

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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'
Format: Stereograph: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: Suez Canal, Egypt, circa 1865
Publisher: Ancienne Maison.F.P.F&S, Paris, France, circa 1865

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