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Jeanbin Collection of Wine Label Art
D-627  
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  • Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Publication Rights

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: University of California, Davis Library, Dept. of Special Collections
    Title: Imprimerie Jeanbin Collection of Wine Label Art
    Creator: Imprimerie Jeanbin
    Identifier/Call Number: D-627
    Physical Description: 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.

    History

    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.

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    This collection is unprocessed.

    Acquisition

    Purchased by the UC Davis Library in 2017.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Imprimerie Jeanbin Collection of Wine Label Art, D-627, Archives and Special Collections, UC Davis Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    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 labels
    Wine and wine making
    Commercial art
    Imprimerie Jeanbin -- Archives