WINE VINTAGE CELEBRATIONS IN FRANCE Large Antique Print from Engraving


This listing is for an original double page (from the date stated and not a later reproduction) from an issue of:


Dated 1856

And entitled:

The Vintage in France


A wonderful double centre page engraving from a drawing by Gustave Dore. Celebrating the French vintage a very jolly, high spirited scene, with lots of amusing detail on closer examination. There is a small article on the reverse, with a "Song of the Vintage in France" by E. L. Hervey. "Paul" Gustave Doré (b. Strasbourg 1832 - d. Paris 1883) was a French artist, printmaker, illustrator and sculptor. His paintings remain world renowned, but most famous are his woodcuts and engravings, this is where he excelled and are highly sought after.


There are also unrelated articles on the reverse titled:

The Great Gold Robbery - with ref. To South Eastern Railwway Company - Edward Agar- Fanny KayPierce - Burgess - Tester - Folkestone JunctionStation - St Mary-axe - - etc

A Newspaper Revolution in Paris.

Ominous of a Severe Winter, Wolves in France.

Naval and Military Intelligence - with mention of Brompton Barracks, Chatham - Captain Edward P. Halsted - Mr champ of the Admiralty - Mr Thomas White of Portsmouth - Mr Francis of New York and Floating Waggons Sleekburn

Notes of the Week - with mention of Mr James Buchanan President of the United States of America - Colonel Fremont USA- Mr Fillimore USA - Lord Palmerston - M. Kossuth of France - Sir Richard Bethell - Chief Justice Cockburn - Sir Richard Bethell - Mr Wortley - M. Miel - M. Carpentier of the French Northern - Mr Redpath of the English Northern - etc

Isthmus of Darien with mention of Dr Cullen

Metropolitan News - with mention of Sir A. Cockburn - Right Hon. David Sa'omons Lord Mayor - Lord Dudley Stuart - A Park for Finsbury - The Nulli Secundus Club at the London Tavern - Very Rev. Dr Archibald Campbell Tait - T. Reive - Extraordinary Scene at St. Paul's Knightsbridge - TheRoyal British Bank, Extraordinary Proceedings in Chancery.

Fraud on the Great Northern Railway - with mention of Mr William Snell Chief Clerk - Mr Tyrwhitt - Mr Reynolds - etc

Lamentable Accident at Hackney Wick Lane, Victoria Park - with mention of Hayes - Ben Jonson Street, Stepney - three lives lost.

National Sports - with ref. to Coursing, Steeplechasing, Tattersall's, Shrewsbury Autumn Meeting.

Town and Table Talk on Literature Art &c.

Provenance: From the Illustrated London News; Published, 1856. The Illustrated London News was a newspaper founded by Herbert Ingram, with the first edition of the Illustrated London News appearing on 14 May 1842.

Suitable for framing. It measures overall 550 x 400 mm (21.5 x 15.75 " ) approximately. It is printed on both sides. There are two as published folds to centre. There is some age yellowing and handling marks to edges; a few very small repairs to border edge and centre fold - please check the larger picture for condition. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.

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Weight 0.3kg