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Name of Object:



La Manouba, Tunis, Tunisia

Holding Museum:

Institut Supérieur d’Histoire Contemporaine de la Tunisie


19th century

Type of object:

Photograph; cartoon

Material(s) / Technique(s):



This cartoon, which criticised the French invasion of Tunisia, appeared in the satirical magazine L'Epoca on 1–2 August 1881. The French consul in Tunisia, Théodore Roustan, is depicted as the new ruler of Tunisia, under the tile "His Royal Highness Roustan 1st", and holds the ruling bey Sadok Pacha on a leash.

Citation of this web page:

Saloua Khadhar Zangar "Cartoon " in Sharing History , Museum With No Frontiers, 2018. http://www.museumwnf.org/thematicgallery/thg_galleries/database_item.php?itemId=sh_objects;AWE;tn;78;en&id=cartoons_and_caricatures

Prepared by: Saloua Khadhar Zangar
Translation by: Flaminia Baldwin

MWNF Working Number: TN 078