Tunisia through the eyes of Ernest Gustave Gobert

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It is November 29, 1879 at Charly-sur-Marne (Aisne), was born Ernest Gustave Gobert.
In 1906, he obtained a PhD in Medicine and off for Tunisia. He exercises first in the south of Tunisia before being appointed in 1920, the director of hygiene and public health in Tunisia. Meanwhile, he developed a passion for prehistory and ethnography that give rise to many publications, books and scientific articles and literary works.

Back in France in 1958, he moved to Aix-en-Provence and bequeaths to the Natural History Museum of Aix-en-Provence a collection of artifacts from prehistoric times and a large collection of photography.

In the last two centuries, Tunisian visual archives were done by french and some Germans, at that time when Tunisia was under the French occupation, photography was about showing how France was doing good in a disordered country.

All the photos in [Photos-tunisie-gobert]

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