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Moorish Revival Architecture in Los Angeles

This is a home in the Whitley Heights section of Los Angeles, California. It was built using the Moorish Revival style of architecture. Most of the homes in Los Angeles were built using this style.

Photo of a young Moorish-American from the Baltimore Sun, 1988

This photograph of a young Moorish-American in the Temple, is from an article that was written in the Baltimore Sun newspaper in 1988.

“King’s Moorish Attendant” Figurine

This figurine of a Moorish man, named “King’s Moorish Attendant”, is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art but is not on display. It has a polychromed terracotta head and wooden limbs and a body made of wire wrapped in tow. Clothed in cotton and silk garments with silver and gold metallic thread, holding a brass sword. Made in Italy. c.18th Century

Spragga Benz speaks about Prophet Noble Drew Ali

Reggae superstar speaks about Prophet Noble Drew ALi in this interview from the “Know The Ledge” radio show.

Moorish Man Figurine Lamp

This a Moorish Man Figurine Lamp, found in Australia. c.1950’s

“THE BLACKAMOOR & the Georgian Garden”

“The BlackaMoor & the Georgian Garden” published by New Arcadian Press in November 2011.

Moorish Castle on Revere Beach, MA

This is a postcard showing the Moorish Castle that used to be on Revere Beach in Revere, Massachusetts. The castle was demolished in the late 1980’s, along with several other waterfront features that had been neglected throughout the 70’s. Revere Beach is popularly known as America’s first beach.

Here is a stock certificate for the Moorish Castle, that was sold in 1932

Life-size Moorish Figurine

Life-size Moorish man figurine. c.19th century. Location unknown.

Princess Bey Sharet-Bey

Princess Bey Sharet-Bey was born a real Moorish princess, according to Prophet Noble Drew Ali. She was the Grand Sheikess of Temple #24 in Atlanta, Georgia, set aside by Brother C. Kirkman-Bey and was known as a true Adept who worked with the elements.

Portrait Of A Young Moor

Portrait of a young Moor by Bernard Lens. Oil painting on canvas. c.1730

“What Did The Moors Ever Do For Us?”

Graphic image taken from an article written by Alexander Peters named “What did the Moors ever do for us?” The article is about the Moors great contributions to Spain. You can read the article here

Moorish Infantry Figurine

Moorish Infantry figurine. Made in England. date unknown

Moorish Woman Brooch Pin

Moorish Criminal Court

Double page print of a wood engraving of a Moorish criminal trial published in the London News in 1884.

Moorish Figurine in Brooklyn Bar & Grill

This figurine of a Moorish woman was found in Sweetwater Bar & Grill, in Brooklyn, NY.


Artist: BEY
Song: DOPE
Track Producer: DJ BOOMAN

Temple #28 in Glassboro, NJ

This is Temple #28 in Glassboro, NJ. The Moorish-Americans on the east coast have had many meetings, workshops and events in the Temple and on it’s property. The Grand Sheikess of this Temple is Sister H. Graves-El.

Painting of Moor Guarding The Alhambra Moorish Castle

Painting of Moor Guarding The Alhambra by Rudolphe Ernst(1854-1932).

Moorish Games Table

Moorish games table. c. 1900

It opens up for a card table with backgammon, chess and other games and inlaid with various hardwoods and measures 33.5″ by 17″ and 32″ tall.

Painting of Moor Wearing Turban & Armor

Painting of Moor wearing Turban and Armor by Van Mander III. Oil on canvas, circa 1670. Currently on display in the Statens Museum for Kunst in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Moorish Couple Steel Engraving

Title “Rebekah Receiving Isaac’s Presents”.
Fine quality steel engraving by Armytage
Published by Virtue. C.1850.

Tampa Bay Moorish Castle Hotel

The Tampa Bay Moorish Castle Hotel opened to the public in 1891. It was said to have been built by Henry B.Plant but this is unconfirmed. Plant also owned the Plant System of Railways. These were a collection of bankrupt rail companies that he purchased in the late 1800’s. The hotel is five stories high, consisting of 511 rooms. The Tampa Bay Hotel ceased operating in 1933 and became the Henry B. Plant Museum and is now part of the The University of Tampa grounds.

Moorish Leader Figurine

Rare Moorish leader in Spain figurine, IX Century.

Manufactured in white metal alloy.

Mounted, scale 100mm.

Life of Oliver Goldsmith, The Crayon Papers and Moorish Chronicles, Vol. 10 by Washington Irving

Life of Oliver Goldsmith, The Crayon Papers and Moorish Chronicles, Vol.10 by Washington Irving, published in New York & London in 1938 by the Co-operative Publishing Society

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