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Wine Label - Great Western Winery, Dry, 'Special Reserve', 1888-1918 Object Reg. No: SH 901389

Summary:
Large white paper wine bottle label used at H.W.H Irvine's winery at Great Western, 1888-1918. The label has two bronze borders and Irvine crest.

The lablel is printed in red and bronze ink and reads: "Irvine's Great Western. Dry. Victoria. Australia. Superior quality. Special Reserve".
Description:
Large white paper wine label, red and bronze ink with two bronze borders and crest u.c., moon with five stars in four corners.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 7.10 cm (Width), 11.80 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: advertising, great western, rural victoria, trades, viticulture, viticulture winemaking, wine, wineries
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: Text: Irvine's/GREAT WESTERN/DRY/VICTORIA. AUSTRALIA. SUPERIOR QUALITY.
Overlying Red Text: SPECIAL RESERVE.
Maker: Mr Hans Irvine - Great Western Vineyards & Champagne Cellars, Great Western, Victoria, Australia, 1888-1918
References: The Vigneron, March 25, 1909.
H.W.H. Irvine entry in Australian Dictionary of Biography.

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