1939 Print Hiram Walker Peoria Illinois Alcohol Vat Yeast Beverage Drink FZ2

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This is an original 1939 halftone print of the Hiram Walker distillery in Peoria, Illinois. The caption writes, "These vats, of which Hiram Walker has twenty-four, hold 120,000 gallons each. Temperatures are automatically controlled, and the vats sealed against wild yeast in the air, which could otherwise spoil a batch in short order. After each run the round sides of the vats are sterilized with live steam." Photography by Fred Korth.

CONDITION

This 72+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 11 x 8 inches; 28 x 20 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: fermentation, alcoholic, liquor, alcoholic beverage, Whiskey

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