Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Victoria or Church of Our Lady of Victory, built 1919 on the Moulay el Mehdi Square in the Ensanche or Spanish Expansion area of Tetouan during the time of the Spanish Protectorate of Morocco 1912-56, in the Rif mountains of Northern Morocco. After the Reconquest of Spain, Tetouan was rebuilt by Andalusian refugees who had been expelled by the Spanish, and the town continued to have a strong Moorish influence in its art and architecture. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Victoria or Church of Our Lady of Victory, built 1919 on the Moulay el Mehdi Square in the Ensanche or Spanish Expansion area of Tetouan during the time of the Spanish Protectorate of Morocco 1912-56, in the Rif mountains of Northern Morocco. After the Reconquest of Spain, Tetouan was rebuilt by Andalusian refugees who had been expelled by the Spanish, and the town continued to have a strong Moorish influence in its art and architecture. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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