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Maigné (Léopold) Monuments remarquables de Tlemcen XI, XII, XIII siècles
2018.R.26*  
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Description
Monuments remarquables de Tlemcen XI, XII, XIII siècles restaurés et photographiés de 1853 à 1864 comprises twenty-one albumen photographs documenting sites restored and photographed by Léopold Maigné in and around Tlemcen, Algeria, during the mid-nineteenth century. Monuments depicted include the Mosque of Sidi Halaoui; the Mosque and Madrasa of Sidi Boumediene (Sidi Abu Madyan); a Muslim cemetery; the ruins of a princely tomb at Sidi Yacoub; the Mosque at Mansourah; the El Mechouar Mosque; and the minaret and fortifications of the Mosque at Agadir.
Background
Léopold Maigné was the French government architect in Algeria between 1844 and 1872. His Album de photographies, monuments de Tlemcen des onzième, douzième et treizième siècles was exhibited in the French Algerian section of the Exposition universelle de 1867 à Paris.
Extent
1.75 Linear Feet (21 photographs in 1 box)
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Availability
Open for use by qualified researchers.