Harry Gordon Selfridge (1858-1947), Businessman and founder of Selfridges
Sitter in 12 portraits
Businessman. Born in Wisconsin, Selfridge settled in London in 1906 having made his fortune in the mail-order business. In 1909 he opened the department store Selfridge and Co Ltd in Oxford Street, introducing with striking success American marketing and advertising techniques.
by George Woodbine, for Daily Herald
modern bromide print from original negative, 28 January 1935
Business and Finance
Businessmen and women