Jerome Phillips


Jerome Phillips of Phillips of Hitchin, Hitchin, established 1884.

A conversation between Jerome Phillips and project lead Mark Westgarth.

We interviewed Jerome Phillips of the well-known dealers ‘Phillips of Hitchin’, established in the 1880s, and still trading from the same address at the Manor House in Hitchin.

The firm of Phillips of Hitchin was begun by Jerome’s grandfather, F.W. Phillips in c.1884, and Jerome told us about the history of the business, and his experiences since he joined the firm in the early 1960s.

Listen to the full conversation here:

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Photograph, Antique Dealer project, University of Leeds, 2013.