Wine Label - Great Western Winery, Burgundy, 1905-1918 Reg. No: SH 901400
- Small white paper wine bottle label, used at H.W.H Irvine's winery at Great Western, 1905-1918. The label depicts prize medals and the Irvine crest.
Wine label is printed in black and red ink and reads: "Irvine's Great Western gold medal London International 1873 Paris International 1900 Australian wines Burgundy. Hans Irvine & Co. Dowgate Hill. London, E.C. and Victoria, Australia".
Burgandy is a stong red wine. This type of label was attached to the front of tall, cylindrical bottle.
- Small white paper label printed in black and red inks. Depicts prize medals and the Irvine crest.
|Dimensions:||8.00 cm (Height), 6.70 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, History of Wine Labels Used at Great Western Vineyard, 1888-1918, 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:||Printed, red and black ink: IRVINE'S/GREAT WESTERN/[2 medals] LONDON INTERNATIONAL/1873/GOLD [Irvine crest] MEDAL [2 medals] Paris INTERNATIONAL/1900/AUSTRALIAN WINES/Burgundy/HANS IRVINE & Co./DOWGATE HILL, LONDON, E.C./& VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA.|
|Maker:||Mr Hans Irvine - Great Western Vineyards & Champagne Cellars, Great Western, Victoria, Australia, 1905-1918
Irvine's London depot opened in 1905.
The Vigneron, March 25, 1909.
H.W.H. Irvine entry in Australian Dictionary of Biography: http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A090433b.htm. Viewed LDH, 20.05.08.
SH921484 / SH921485 - Booklet - 'Above and Below Ground at Hans Irvine's Great Western Vineyard', about1903
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