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FERDINAND DE LESSEPS SIGNATURE OF THE DEVELOPER OF SUEZ CANAL

$225.00

Description

FERDINAND DE LESSEPS SIGNATURE, "Ferd. De Lesseps", on 4 x 2.5 card, by the developer of the Suez Canal. The card has age toning and some spotting and a notation at bottom right, otherwise in fine condition.

Ferdinand Marie, Vicomte de Lesseps (19 November 1805 – 7 December 1894) was a French diplomat and later developer of the Suez Canal, which in 1869 joined the Mediterranean and Red Seas, substantially reducing sailing distances and times between Europe and East Asia.  

$225    #10608