Occupation title source   Vinaigrier
Occupation title (english) Grapes Presser
Hiscode 61235
Description of Image A man and young boy are lugging between them a very large wicker basket filled with pieces of kindling wood. Each wears a soft cap and carries an armload of wood under his free arm. In the background are the bricked arches and walls of a ruined structure overgrown with some trees and bushes. Kindling and firewood was burned in home fireplaces to cook meals and to provide warmth. (Peat was also used as a household heating and cooking fuel.) Occasionally dried branches from pruned fruit trees was burned at home to produce aromatic smoke used to flavor cured hams which hung high above the hea...
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Gender Male
Title of the image Pressoir
Subtitle Oeconomie rustique
Translation (English) Wine
Language source French
Country source France
Date of creation 1763-1777
Medium Plate
Collection name Diderot
Provenance D. Diderot & J. Le Rond d`Alembert eds, Encyclopédie méthodique. Paris 1763-1777 & 1783-87.
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