Beyond Borders: Moroccans in Britain and America

Project Editor: Dr. Khalid BEKKAOUI

Moroccans in Britain

Abdelwahid Anoun, Ambassador to Queen Elizabeth I, 1600

 

 

 

 Ambassador Jawdar Bin Abdallah, 1637

 

 

 

 Ben Heddu, Ambassador to Charles II, 1682

 

 

 

Moroccan Ambassador Abghali, 1725

 

 

 

Ambassador to England, Admiral Abdelkader Perez, 1723 - 1737

 

 

 

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 Moroccan Jew in England.

 

 


Moroccan Peddler in London, 1800



 

Moroccan Jew, Dr M. Edrehi, member of the Talmudical  Academies of London and Amsterdam, and author of An Historic Account of the Ten Tribes Settled Beyond the River Sambayton, first edition published in London, 1833.

 

 

 

 Moroccan Acrobats in London, 1843

 

 


The Moorish Emperor's Physician visits Britain, 1846









Male and Female Moorish Acrobats in England, 1851

 

 

 

 

 Ambassador Zebdi, 1876

 

 

 Moulay Ali and Moulay Ahmed on a visit to London with their mother, 1890s

 

 

 

 

Ambassador Al Mahdi Al Mnebhi, London, 1901

 

 

 

 

Ambassador Al Mahdi Al Mnebhi in London, 1901 

 

 

 

 

Ambassador Ben Abdessadek, 1902

 

 

 

 

 

 Trademark of a Moroccan trader in Manchester.

 

 

 

 

 

Sketch of a teapot by Aaron Afriat, Moroccan trader in Manchester.

 

 

 

Abd Al-Rahman Hajji, Moroccan Merchant in London, 1920s

 

 

 

 

 Letter by Aaron Afriat from London to Simon Levy at Mogador, 1939

 

 

 

 Princess Lalla Fatima Zahra, daughter of Sultan Moulay Abd Al Aziz and wife to first Moroccan Ambassador in England, Moulay El Hassan Ben El Mehdi, 1958

 

 

 

 

 Illustrated London News, 1965

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