Mohammed V of Morocco

Mohammed V of Morocco


Woodcut poster depicting the exiled ruler of Morocco, Sidi Mohammed Ben Youssef Ben Hassan (b. 1909) who as ‘Sultan’ from 1927-1953, until his exile by the colonial French protectorate.

The poster was produced by members of the pro-Arabist ‘Youssefist’ movement. Sultan Mohammed V was an an important national symbol in movement who demonstrated in favour of his return.

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Object details

Object Type Poster
Materials and techniques
Creator Thomas Love
Creation date 2019
Project Little Birds
Copyright © Warp Films / Sky Atlantic

About this object record

This object was created as a prop or piece of scenic set dressing for a film or television production. It is neither an historic original or an object from the archives but a carefully crafted fake designed to entertain.