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ISAAC GIMBEL - INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH MOUNT SIGNED 12/03/1927 - HFSID 251390

GIMBEL BROS.: ISAAC GIMBEL Department store magnate. Photo Mount signed: "Isaac Gimbel". Sepia, 11x15¼ overall, image 6x9 (two surfaces). Inscribed in another hand: "To Richard Gimbel/Affectionately/12/3/27". At bottom left of image photographer's imprint: "Pirie Mac Donald/Photographer-of-Men/New York".

Sale Price $637.50

Reg. $750.00

Condition: fine condition
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GIMBEL BROS.: ISAAC GIMBEL
Department store magnate.
Photo Mount signed: "Isaac Gimbel". Sepia, 11x15¼ overall, image 6x9 (two surfaces). Inscribed in another hand: "To Richard Gimbel/Affectionately/12/3/27". At bottom left of image photographer's imprint: "Pirie Mac Donald/Photographer-of-Men/New York". Isaac and his brother Jacob began their retail careers in the Palace of Trade, a store founded by their German immigrant father in Vincennes, Indiana. After opening branches in Milwaukee (1889), Philadelphia (1894) and New York (1910), Isaac and Jacob organized Gimbel Bros., Inc. (1922). Isaac served as President (1922-1927) and Chairman of the Board (1927-1931) of what had become the world's largest department store chain by 1930. His son Bernard, who joined the firm in 1907, succeeded him as President (1927-1953) and was Chairman of the Board from 1953-1966. Foxed at bottom margin, touching writing and signature. Light stain along upper blank right edge of mount. Photograph in fine condition, overall fine appearance.

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