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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.

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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Date

1881 - 1883
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Wilson, Charles William, Sir (1836-1905), Author
Fenn, Harry (1838-1911), Artist
Johnstone, J., Wood engraver
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New York
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