Jacques Francais Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Busines Records, 1844-1998
Francais, Jacques 1923-2004
Hermann, Emil 1888-1968
33.3 cu. ft. : 95 boxes
Luthier and violin expert.
Negatives and photoprints, certificates, appraisal documents, bills of sale, and other documents relating to Francais's career as a dealer, authenticator, and restorer of stringed instruments. Also includes the records of another stringed instrument dealer, Emil Hermann, whose business Francais took over.
[title and date of item], The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box number X, folder number XX, digital file number XXXXXXXX
2004.3076 (NMAH Acc.)
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves