This collection of calling cards from Constantinople gives an idea of the people Ronya and Moritz Abraham socialized with.

Could this have been the reason why Aaron Aaronsohn stayed in contact with Moritz Abraham?

Calling cards, Constantinople - ca 1909

Calling cards, Constantinople - ca 1909

Colonel Y. Petroff
Bulgarian Liaison Officer to the Headquarters of the Allied Forces in the Orient.
J.A. Najditch
Member of the "Actions Comitee" of the Universal Zionist Organization
Member of the Inspecting Council of the Jewish Colonial Trust Ltd, London
Colonel Rolletto Dott. Enrico
Commandant of the Italian Troups, Constantinople
Dr. Wellisch
Permanent Board Member of the Education Ministry
Turkish Ambassador in Vienna ?
(Dr. Wellisch had been Herzl's unofficial representative in Constantinople ca 1903)
Dr. Amelie Frisch
Head Doctor, Austro-Hungarian hospital
(A german woman, Head of the Austro-Hungarian hospital in Constantinople)
Sophocle E.Veniselos:
Lieutenant-Colonel, Greek Military Attache
J. Fernandez Guillamet
Drogman Adjunct to the Spanish Legation.
(Drogman: interpreter attached to Western diplomats in the Ottoman Empire.)
P.G.Coumaris
Vice-consul of Her Hellenic Majesty. Dardanelles.
Peter Iv. Lajitschkoff
Bulgarian Diplomatic Agency, Constantinople
J. Salem Effendi
Turkish Vice-Consul, Tripoli
Herbert Wolff
German Embassy, Constantinople
Maggiore Cav. Mario Stanzani
Head of the Italian Aeronautic Mission, Constantinople

This family history project started September 2009.
All photos and documents belong to the author and are © Daniel Abraham, except for maps and where indicated.
This is a work in progress. Please contact me if you have any more information to contribute.

Last Modified: Sunday, January 5, 2014