Dar Mustapha Pacha: Interior of the courtyard

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The palace (Dar) of Dey Mustapha Pacha was built in 1797. The building became the first national library in Algeria and served as that until 1948.

The palace (Dar) of Dey Mustapha Pacha was built in 1797. The building became the first national library in Algeria and served as that until 1948. The exterior is typical of Kasbah architecture with a whitewashed exterior punctuated with many small windows and wooden beams and with a patio and balustrades on the interior.

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Attribute NameValues
Alternate Title
  • Palace of the Dey Mustapha Pacha

Creator
  • G. Massiot & cie

Subject
  • Fountains

  • Architecture

Date Created
  • 1910-01-01

Date Digitized
  • 2007-01-01

Cultural Context
  • Ottoman (style)

Place of Creation
  • Algiers, Alger, Algeria

  • Algiers

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Member of
Temporal Coverage
  • before or circa 1910

Record Visibility and Access Public
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