Wine Label - Great Western Winery, Sparkling Burgundy, 1888-1918 Reg. No: SH 901411
- Large maroon rectangular paper wine bottle label, used at H.W.H Irvine's winery at Great Western, 1888-1918. The label depicts the Irvine crest.
The label is printed in silver and reads: "Irvine's Sparkling Burgundy Hans W.H. Irvine, Proproetor, Great Western Vineyard, Victoria, Australia".
Hans Irvine's Sparkling wines were the first successful wines of their type to be grown in Victoria.
"The Irvine Wine Collection was acquired by Museum Victoria in 1989. It represents the history of the Great Western Vineyard and the achievements of Hans William Henry Irvine, vigneron and politician, from 1888 until 1922. It comprises 130 items ranging from publications, marketing items, packaging materials, wine labels, award medals, ceramics, illuminated address, commemorative trowel, trophy plaques, wine makers tools, and silverware."
- Large maroon rectangular paper label in silver ink. Depicts the Irvine crest.
|Dimensions:||7.90 cm (Width), 12.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||great western, rural industry, trades, viticulture, viticulture winemaking, wine, wineries, working life|
|Themes this item is part of:||Great Western Winery Timeline 1858-1922, Hans William Henry Irvine, Vigneron & Politician (1856-1922), Sustainable Futures Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Hans William Henry Irvine, Vigneron & Politician (1856-1922)|
|Primary Classification:||AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE|
|Secondary Classification:||Viticulture & Wine Making|
|Tertiary Classification:||product labels|
|Inscriptions:||Text: IRVINE'S/Sparkling Burgundy/HANS W.H. IRVINE, Proproetor,/GREAT WESTERN VINEYARD/VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA.|
|Maker:||Mr Hans Irvine - Great Western Vineyards & Champagne Cellars, Great Western, Victoria, Australia, 1888-1918|
The Vigneron, March 25, 1909.
H.W.H. Irvine entry in Australian Dictionary of Biography.
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