Grossmith

HISTORY

Baccarat Flacon

Launch of the ‘Serie de Luxe’ range with specially commissioned
Baccarat flacons

1919

Royal Warrants

The company was awarded Royal Warrants by Queen Alexandra and the Royal Courts of Greece
and Spain

1901 - 1925

Betrothal

Created to celebrate the engagement of Princess May of Teck
and the Duke of York

1893

Hasu-no-Hana

The release of one of the three now revived Grossmith perfumes

1888

Grossmith founded

Grossmith is one of England’s oldest perfume houses, founded in the City of London in 1835

1835
Present

Returned to the family

Having been out of family ownership for 30 years, Grossmith is now owned by Simon Brooke, the great great grandson of the founder,
John Grossmith

1906

Shem-el-Nessim

“The scent of Araby”
Shem-el-Nessim was named after an Arabian springtime festival
celebrated in Egypt

1897

Victorian Bouquet

Created to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria

1891

Phul-Nana

Described as “A Bouquet of India’s Choicest Flowers”
Phul-Nana became Grossmith’s most revered perfume

1851

Great Exhibition

Grossmith was the only English company to be awarded a prize medal at the Great Exhibition in 1851 for perfumes and essential oils