hist-brewing: GIN History

bjm10 at cornell.edu bjm10 at cornell.edu
Tue Feb 23 07:41:40 PST 1999



On Mon, 22 Feb 1999, Tim Henry wrote:

> Does anyone know any history behind gin such as nationality/region of
> origin and the time period it was first made?

Origin, no, but Hogarth did a *wonderful* series of prints contrasting 
the vile squalor of Gin Street with the happy, productive, healthy life 
found on Beer Lane.


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