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Inauguration of the Suez Canal 1869 , 1963 - The picture shows the inauguration ceremony of the Suez Canal. After having obtained a concession from the Egypt viceroy, Vicomte de Lesseps created the Suez Canal Company and in the years 1859-1869 constructed the Suez Canal, according to the plans of Alois Negrellis and financed by French capital. The inauguration took place on 17th of November 1869. The new direct connection between Europe and the countries situated along the coast of the Indian Ocean strengthened the world trade and the coastal shipping of Egypt. In the picture you can see the crowds at the banks of the canal, watching the huge steamships. Everywhere you can see the flags of France and the Ottoman Empire. You can further distinguish people from different cultures, European officers in uniforms, women in dresses and with umbrellas as well as Central Asian men with caftans, turbans and camels.
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The maiden voyage of the first steam train in Paris Saint-Germain , - On 26th of August, 1837 the first exclusively steam-powered railway line of France (Paris to Saint-Germain-en-Laye, 21 km) was inaugurated.
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Squatters and Indians in the West of the USA , 1977 - Archive for Art and History, Berlin. The picture shows a settlement of immigrants from the 19th century pioneer days of America. In the settlement you can see block hats – one of them with the sign public school -, lumberjacks and their covered wagons. Straight through the picture are depicted the tracks of the transcontinental railroad. The steam-train “Through line, New York – San Fransisco” arrives the settlement, welcomed by settlers and travelers. On the other side armed Indians on their horses are depicted.
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