1891: Egypt - Ismailia: Lesep's House. Ferdinand de Lessep was the builder of the Suez Canal. Ismailia is located on Lake Timsah along the coast of the Canal, half-way between Port Said and Suez.
The Governorate consists of five cities; Ismailia, Fayed, Al-Tal Al-Kabeer, Qantara west and east. Itis approximately 4482.8 km2 or 0.46% of Egypt's area, along the west bank of the Suez Canal. It has 70 km along the east coast. In the early days, Ismailia was called Timsah Village, but it was subsequently named after Khedive Ismail of Egypt. According to the census conducted in 1996, the estimated figure of the population was 715,000 inhabitants (58% urban 42% rural), or 1.21% of Egypt's.
Very attractive and clear early Albumen Photo. Size: 12.7 x 9.4 inches (325 x 240 mm ) is the complete item, 225 x 195 mm is the actual photo.
Item ID: coll1084
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