Sepia-colored Tunisia: photographs from the 1892 European Historical Exhibition

The photographs, which belong to some of the oldest collections in the Archeological Museum in Madrid, feature Tunisian architectures, monuments, cities and landscapes, as well as its society’s traditions.

 

Sepia-colored Tunisia: photographs from the 1892 European Historical Exhibition © MAN

Sepia-colored Tunisia: photographs from the 1892 European Historical Exhibition © MAN

 

The Archeological Museum in Madrid is presenting an exhibition showcasing some of the most representative images and photographs from the museum’s archives, going back to the very first exhibition displayed at the MAN. The name of the exhibition, “Túnez en sepia” (Sepia-colored Tunisia) is a comprehensive collection of original photographs showing the customs and society of nineteenth-century Tunisia which were donated by the Bey of Tunisia himself. (more…)