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Shield - Hans Irvine, Great Western, Framed, 1901-1910 Object Reg. No: SH 901357

Summary:
Framed shield of Hans Irvine, Great Western

Inscription: "By Special Appointment to H.M. King Edward VII, Hans Irvine, Great Western".
Description:
Piece of shield shaped glass with bevelled edges with gold leaf border, inscriptions and Royal coat of arms. Mounted with 6 hooks on brown velvet backing and framed underglass, with gold slip and stained wooden frame. A second similar framed shield was lent to Mitchelton Winery in the late 1980s. It was returned 03/1996 and is yet to be registered.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 58.00 cm (Height), 2.50 cm (Width), 55.40 cm (Length)
Dimension Comment: shield: 33.30 32.40

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Tagged with: great western, rural industry, trades, viticulture, viticulture winemaking, wine, wineries
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), HRH Edward VII (1841-1910)
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Agricultural Shows
Tertiary Classification: awards
Inscriptions: Inscribed shield top c., gold leaf: BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT/[crest]/ TO H.M. KING EDWARD VII. Underside of glass: HANS/IRVINE/GREAT WESTERN.
Creator: Great Western Vineyards, Great Western, Victoria, Australia, (1901 - 1910)
Authorised By: King Edward VII, Victoria, Australia, (1901 - 1910)
Person Named: Mr Hans Irvine - Great Western Vineyards & Champagne Cellars, Great Western, Victoria, Australia, (1901 - 1910)
References: Press release from Wine Victoria Pty. Ltd: The Vigneron March 25, 1909.

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