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The Gate of France, former Bab el-Bahr, with two kiosks. Some passer-bys walk along the road

The Gate of France, former Bab el-Bahr, with two kiosks. Some passer-bys walk along the road


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The Gate of France, former Bab el-Bahr, with two kiosks. Some passer-bys walk along the road

The Gate of France, former Bab el-Bahr, with two kiosks. Some passer-bys walk along the road. Tunisia Tunis City Gate Nineteenth-Twenty century, 19th-20th century, Europe, First and Second Millennium A.D.. Date of Photograph:1890 - 1910 ca.. Date of Artwork:1848

P.Z. - Photoglob & Co.
FVQ-F-010899-0000

Media ID 33283643

© Alinari Archives, Florence

19th 20th Century Commerce And Trade Commercial Donkey Gateway Inscription Masculine Tradional For Daytime Military And Defensive


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This photo print, titled "The Gate of France, former Bab el-Bahr, with two kiosks" takes us back in time to the bustling streets of Tunisia's capital city, Tunis. Captured between 1890 and 1910, this image showcases a vibrant scene filled with life and activity. As we gaze upon the photograph, our eyes are immediately drawn to the magnificent archway known as the Gate of France. This architectural marvel stands tall and proud, serving as both a gateway and a symbol of commerce and trade. Flanking either side of the gate are two charming kiosks that add an extra touch of character to the scene. The road leading up to the gate is teeming with passer-bys going about their daily routines. People from all walks of life can be seen strolling along this urban avenue - men dressed in traditional clothing reflecting the fashion trends of that era. Amidst this lively street scene, donkeys patiently carry their loads while terrestrial mammals roam freely. The presence of these animals reminds us that despite being a commercial hub, Tunis still retains its connection to nature. Every element within this composition tells a story - from intricate inscriptions on buildings to writing instruments held by individuals engaged in communication. It's as if time has frozen for just a moment so that we may witness history unfolding before our very eyes. This remarkable artwork was captured by P. Z. , an artist associated with Photoglob & Co. , renowned for their exceptional photographic prints. Dating back even further than when this photo was taken in 1848, it serves as a testament to Tunisia's rich cultural heritage and its significance as an important center for trade throughout history. Through this evocative image, we are transported into another world - one where architecture meets tradition; where bustling streets intersect with timeless beauty; where past meets present in perfect harmony.

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