Adolph Hahn, account ledger

Scope and Content

Volume with alphabetical index at front, followed by pages numbered 1 to 186 (pages 187 to 242 are missing) and pages 243 to 263. Contains accounts relating to his work as a picture restorer in London, including details of clients, summaries of pictures worked on, dates work occurred and fees charged.

Administrative / Biographical History

Adolph Hahn (1855-1928) was a picture restorer, trade records show him to have been in business from 1888 operating on Wardour Street. His clients included the picture framemakers, R. Dolman & Sons, he also undertook unspecified work at the National Portrait Gallery, the Garrick Club and the Guildhall. He retired on the outbreak of the First World War at the age of 60. He died in Wandsworth in 1928, his son Charles Adolphus Hahn (1881-1939) continued the business and as of 2017 it contimues to be operated by a descemdant of Adolph Hahn. For further information relating to Hahn and his firm please see the relevant entry in Jacob Simon's directory of British Picture Restorers .

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