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Jamrach's Emporium

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Jamrach's Emporium


Categories: Animals, Commerce

Exotic shop dealing in wild animals. It was run by Charles Jamrach, who inherited the business from his father. Known to seafarers throughout the world, they would bring animals from distant lands in the knowledge that Jamrach would be a willing purchaser. P.T. Barnum, Lord Rothschild, Rossetti and London Zoo were all Jamrach customers.

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