Ahmad Arabi Gallery
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The Insurrection under Arabi Pasha, 1882: The Bluejackets clearing the streets
The Insurrection under Arabi Pasha, 1882: The Bluejackets clearing the streets of Alexandria, (1901). Episode of the Anglo-Egyptian War: British sailors with a machine gun in the port city of Alexandria. Egyptian general Ahmad Urabi (or Ourabi) participated in a mutiny that developed into a general revolt against the Anglo-French dominated administration of Egypt. British warships in Alexandria Harbour opened fire on the city's gun emplacements after the Egyptians ignored an ultimatum to remove them. Blue jacket was a term for a junior enlisted sailor in a navy. From "The Illustrated London News Record of the Glorious Reign of Queen Victoria 1837-1901: The Life and Accession of King Edward VII. and the Life of Queen Alexandra". [London, 1901]
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