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Name of Object:

Portrait of Hammouda Pacha Bey


La Manouba, Tunis, Tunisia

Holding Institution:

Institut Supérieur d’Histoire Contemporaine de la Tunisie

 About Higher Institute for the Study of Contemporary History of Tunisia, University of Manouba, La Manouba, Tunis

Date of Object:

19th century

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Wood, paint, gold leaf


This oil on canvas is a portrait of Hammouda Pacha Bey before the dress code reform, in traditional dress with a cashmere shawl and dagger in his right hand. Hammouda Pacha Bey, nicknamed the builder of modern Tunisia, was a qualified and military man and was known as a firm but fair ruler.

Citation of this web page:

Saloua Khadhar Zangar "Portrait of Hammouda Pacha Bey " in "Sharing History", Museum With No Frontiers, 2024. https://sharinghistory.museumwnf.org/database_item.php?id=object;AWE;tn;46;en

Prepared by: Saloua Khadhar Zangar
Translation by: Flaminia Baldwin

MWNF Working Number: TN 046

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