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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2 - Page 361. 1883. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 22, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/543/show/422.

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Title Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Wilson, Charles William, Sir
Publisher D. Appleton and Company
Date 1883
Description Index: Phoenicia and Lebanon / by the Rev. H. W. Jessup -- The Phoenician plain / by the Rev. Canon Tristram -- Acre, the key of Palestine, Mount Carmel and the river Kishon, Maritime cities and plains of Palestine / by Miss M. E. Rogers -- Lydda and Ramleh, Philistia / By Lt. Col. Warren -- The south country of Judaea / by the Rev. Canon Tristram -- The southern borderland and Dead Sea / by Professor Palmer -- Mount Hor and the cliffs of Edom, The convent of St. Catherine / by Miss M. E. Rogers -- Sinai / by the Rev. C. P. Clarke -- The land of Goshen, Cairo, Memphis, Thebes, Edfu and Philae / by S. Lane-Poole.
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  • Egypt
  • Palestine
  • Sinai Peninsula
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  • books
  • illustrations (layout features)
  • plates (illustrations)
  • maps (documents)
Language English
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Original Item Location DS107 .W73 v.2
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b1703789~S11
Digital Collection Exotic Impressions: Views of Foreign Lands
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic
Repository Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/william-r-jenkins-architecture-art-library
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Title Page 361
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Transcript THE LAND OF GOSHEN the beautiful mountain of 'AtAka that overhangs the west c t die onh les the canal that made it famous. Port Said, at the i counterpart oi Suez with European improvements, and om existen the circumstance that where it now stands the approach to the roast was therefore selected, in 1859, on one of the strip of islands forming tin veleh, as the best place for the exit of the canal, ami it was chri the enterprise, the Yi Saul Pasha.* Between these two —which was formerly a reedy pond of brackish water, but h bj the inl Mediterranean an expanse of six square miles iA clear blue wat uids die t brand new cities of the canal, Isma'ilia. so named aft id's su< Isma'ilia marks the angle where the railwaj and also the Freshwater ( anal ,?**'*'* **; ? J III III.- I thi I ra( ' u b) M. I ><• I ihandoniltg die M course they puTSI W I al I i turn off through the W'ady Tumilat, hy way of I ell - khutali, M Kassastn, Tell-el-Keblr, and other places which (in sundry pronunciations) die laft 1 campaign has rendered familiar to the English ear, and strike across the I N Cairo, Until near Zakizik the country is still a naked and ii the hare waste which stretches between tl; aal and the Tanitic arm of tl dwindled volume and neglected channel are the prime « rtllC shen and the "field of Zoan/' washed by a thousand canals, needed little aid to spread their fertilising alluvium over the soil or wppl) tttf Ide well (see pag< This border land ver, which be ly a » pr^pci ' l interesting pan of all Egypt to the Biblical student. It the Alexai