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Wine-making in Santiago, Chile. Chilean Wine Making c1889.

Wine-making in Santiago, Chile. Chilean Wine Making c1889.

by The Illustrated London News

Antique Print of Grapes Transport and Wine Pressing. Entrance to the Macul Wine Stores, Santiago; and Wine-pressing at the Macul Stores, Santiago (Chile).

Original wood engraving for The Illustrated London News published circa 1889 (later hand-tinting with watercolour). This is an engraving that appeared within the text of The Illustrated London News, one of the most important illustrated periodicals of the 19th century. Young printer and newsagent, Herbert Ingram noticed that newspaper sales increased when they included illustrations. Ingram moved from Nottingham to London and set up The Illustrated London News in 1842. His chief advisor was his friend, Mark Lemon, the editor of Punch magazine. The illustrations have been collected, coloured and treasured ever since the day they were published.

This is a clipped half page measuring approximately 16 x 27cm (6.25 x 10.5 inches). Pair of images external measurement is approximately 13 x 24cm (5 x 9.5 inches).

Stock Number: apSant.winePrice: $125.00