Armand Herscovici, a Canadian fur artisan in the early 1950s

Armand Herscovici (my grandfather) learned the furrier’s art from his father in Paris, before coming to Montreal in 1913.  He is shown here examining Persian Lamb skins in his stockroom.  This photo (taken in the early 1950s) is the only photo we have of my grandfather at work at A-J Herscovici Furs Ltds, the company he founded with his son, Jack (my father). - Alan Herscovici