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The "Virgin's tree." At the time of the inauguration of the Suez Canal this tree was presented to the Empress Eugénie by the Khedive. The garden in which it stands is watered by means of a double sakîyeh supplied from a reservoir fed by springs.

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The "Virgin's tree."  At the time of the inauguration of the Suez Canal this tree was presented to the Empress Eugénie by the Khedive.  The garden in which it stands is watered by means of a double sakîyeh supplied from a reservoir fed by springs.

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Names
Wilson, Charles William, Sir (1836-1905) (Author)
Fenn, Harry (1838-1911) (Artist)
Johnstone, J. (Wood-engraver)
Collection

Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1881 - 1884
Place Term: New York
Publisher: D. Appleton
Library locations
Dorot Jewish Division
Shelf locator: *PWC+ (Wilson, C. W. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt. 1881)
Topics
Women -- Egypt
Trees -- Egypt
Veils
Eating & drinking -- Egypt
Genres
Wood engravings
Notes
Statement of Responsibility: Colonel Wilson, ed.
Physical Description
Extent: 17.5 x 16.5 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG794840631-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b10607452
UUID: 7f90b600-c5f3-012f-d810-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1836: Creator Born
  • 1881: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1905: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. "The "Virgin's tree." At the time of the inauguration of the Suez Canal this tree was presented to the Empress Eugénie by the Khedive. The garden in which it stands is watered by means of a double sakîyeh supplied from a reservoir fed by springs." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1881 - 1884. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-5ff8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. "The "Virgin's tree." At the time of the inauguration of the Suez Canal this tree was presented to the Empress Eugénie by the Khedive. The garden in which it stands is watered by means of a double sakîyeh supplied from a reservoir fed by springs." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 25, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-5ff8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. (1881 - 1884). The "Virgin's tree." At the time of the inauguration of the Suez Canal this tree was presented to the Empress Eugénie by the Khedive. The garden in which it stands is watered by means of a double sakîyeh supplied from a reservoir fed by springs. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-5ff8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The "Virgin's tree."  At the time of the inauguration of the Suez Canal this tree was presented to the Empress Eugénie by the Khedive.  The garden in which it stands is watered by means of a double sakîyeh supplied from a reservoir fed by springs.