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Hampton Court Grapevine

S Turell1840

Garden Museum

Garden Museum
London, United Kingdom

An engraving of the Vine House at Hampton Court Palace showing grapes with a keeper and visitors adjacent to a heating stove. Dedicated to Queen Victoria by Augustus Turell. Sketched and published by S. Turell Junior, Hampton Court, 2nd November 1840. The Great Grape, Vitis vinifera 'Schiava Grossa' (synonym: Black Hamburg), was planted in 1768 and is claimed to be the largest grapevine in the world.

Details

  • Title: Hampton Court Grapevine
  • Creator: S Turell
  • Date Created: 1840
  • Location Created: Hampton Court

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