A Blog by the Editor of The Middle East Journal

Putting Middle Eastern Events in Cultural and Historical Context

Friday, May 10, 2013

Your Dose of Weekend Nostalgia: Opening the Suez Canal, 1869

I'm working on some longer posts that will go up later, I hope, but for now here's your weekend nostalgia: Some pictures (photos or old lithographs) from the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869, from various sources:

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