ANON. Casino Palace Hotel, Port Said.
Original Hotel luggage label, c.1921. 100 x 140 mm.
Port Said was chosen by Ferdinand de Lesseps as the starting point for building the Suez canal. The canal opened in 1869.
The Hotel opened in 1907 and catered largely to those who had business relating to the canal or those wishing to break their journey on the way to the far east.
Printers: Richter and C. Napoli.