Sussex Saleroom: 10th, 11th, Thursday 12th September 2019
PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM: John Henry 'Jack' Hambro (1904 - 1965) The Hyde, Luton, Bedfordshire, ca. 1940s, 60pp., 30 b/w. photographs pasted on card, printed captions beneath, 20cm x 25cm, ownership ink signatures Jack Hambro and Elizabeth Hambro, leather binding, Hambros bank crest on front cover, the images include exterior views of the main house, the Huts - men's sleeping quarters, financial staff working on correspondence, day books and ledgers, the Management, The Chain Gang, a family group of 'Jack', his wife Elizabeth,and their son David Jocelyn Jersey Hambro, captioned E.T.H J.H.H D.J.H.H. * 'Jack' Hambro, Chairman of the British merchant bank Hambros between 1963 - 1965; as Managing Director of the United Kindom Corporation from 1940 - 1945, 'Jack' ran an economic cloak-and dagger operation formed to meet the difficulties in overseas trading during war time.