Person    | Male  Born /3/1815  Died 6/9/1891

Charles Jamrach

Categories: Commerce

Countries: Germany

Dealer in birds and wildlife generally. Born Johann Christian Carl Jamrach in either Hamburg or Memel (depending on source). He moved to London and became an importer, breeder, and exporter of animals, selling to a variety of clients including P.T. Barnum, Lord Rothschild, Dante Rossetti and London Zoo. He died in Bow.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Charles Jamrach

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Jamrach's Emporium - bear

{Plaque beneath a statue of a bear} Over a hundred years ago on what was then...

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Jamrach's Emporium - tiger

{Plaque beneath a statue of a Bengal tiger and a boy:} In the early years of...

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