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University of California, Davis Library, Dept. of Special Collections
Title: Imprimerie Jeanbin Collection of Wine Label Art
Identifier/Call Number: D-627
4 linear feet
Date (bulk): 1920s-1960s
Abstract: Imprimerie Jeanbin was a French printing company
in operation from 1840-1962. The collection includes artwork created in the design and production of French wine labels, as
well as printed wine labels, menus, wine lists, and brochures related to Imprimerie Jeanbin. Also included in the collectuion
are labels for other beverages as well as label designs and press proofs for cigarettes (Gauloises), a liquor store in
Guadalupe, wine shop brochures, and several unidentified images.
Physical Location: Researchers should contact Archives and Special
Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
Imprimerie Jeanbin was a French printing company in operation from 1840-1962.
Scope and Contents
The collection includes nearly 1300 pieces of artwork created in the design and production of French wine labels, as well
as more than 500 printed wine labels, menus, wine lists, and brochures related to Imprimerie Jeanbin. Most of the label art
is hand painted in gouache; some is in watercolor and ink; and some pieces are collages of original photographs and
engravings. Most of the labels date from the 1920s-1960s. Also included in the collectuion are labels for other beverages
such as cider, pastis, vermouth, rum, cassis, eau-de-vie, poire william, Calvados, coffee, lemonade, and water. The
collection also contains label designs and press proofs for cigarettes (Gauloises), a liquor store in Guadalupe, wine shop
brochures, and several unidentified images.
Collection is open for research.
This collection is unprocessed.
Purchased by the UC Davis Library in 2017.
[Identification of item], Imprimerie Jeanbin Collection of Wine Label Art, D-627, Archives and Special Collections, UC
Davis Library, University of California, Davis.
All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for
permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission
for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is
not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Wine and wine making
Imprimerie Jeanbin -- Archives