You will have to wander through the diminute streets around the Ben Youssef Madrasa to reach the Maison de la Photographie, right in the center of the city of Marrakech.
Once inside, this restored Riad, founded by the photography collectors Patrick Manac’h and Hamid Mergani, hosts one of the most magnificent archives of Photography of the city dating from the 1870 to 1950.
A visit to the Museum will allow you to dive into the past of the city and how things have changed matching perfectly with the traditional architecture of the building.
Many Europeans have been capable of documenting the light, the people and magic of Marrakech and its rural areas;
The different tribes living in the dessert and a marvelous and exotic culture that fascinates with their fabrics, garments and ways of living. Among the prints, there are also objects like the old middle format and big format cameras the artists used back then for the photographies.
It's still faster than you could draw it