Melbourne gun dealership, disgraced after two court cases in the early 1890s following the discovery that they were fraudulently stamping cheap Belgian and lower grade firearms with well-known brands such as Hollis & Hollis and W.W. Greener.
Frontal and profile portraits of the four sons of Henry Abrahams (died 1886) can be found in the prison registers held at the Public Records Office of Victoria.
Medley Hall (University of Melbourne, Drummond St, Carlton), formerly 'Benvenuta' was the family home, before having to be sold by the four brothers' mother, Leah Abrahams nee Solomon, to cover the costs of the court case.
Trade addresses as a gun dealer taken from Sands & McDougall directories up until 1900 are:
Abrahams, H.: 182-184 Elizabeth St (1886, 1888); 182 Elizabeth St (1887); 326 Elizabeth St (1889).
Abrahams, H., & Co.: 316 Elizabeth St (1890); 320 Elizabeth St (1891-1895); 129 Elizabeth St (1894-1895); 316 Elizabeth St (1897-1899).
Abrahams, Louis: 105 Elizabeth St (1893)