Object in Focus - Invitation to meet Haile Selassie at Shah Jahan Mosque


After the Italian invasian of Ethiopia, Emporer Haile Selassie was sympathetically received in the UK, living mostly in Bath. On 25 August 1936, he visited the Shah Jahan Mosque in Woking, an event that was reported on in The Times. 

Our Object in Focus shows an invitation attend the event and to meet Selassie on his visit. This invitation was extended to local businessman Frederick Iverson, owner of the Central Halls Cinema. 

See the invitation and learn more about Haile Selassie's visit to Woking in this Object in Focus display outside Woking's Story.

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