Wine Label - Great Western Winery, Sample Australian Wine, 1908-1918 Reg. No: SH 901406
- White paper wine bottle label, used at H.W.H Irvine's winery at Great Western, 1908-1918.
Wine label is printed in black ink and reads: "Sample Australian wine. Hans Irvine & Co. Dowgate Hill. London, E.C. Wine growers to H.M. the King."
This label may have been used for testing samples in the laboratory or at agricultural shows.
- White paper label with double line border and text printed in black ink.
|Dimensions:||6.40 cm (Width), 7.00 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, 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: SAMPLE/AUSTRALIAN WINE./HANS IRVINE & Co., DOWGATE HILL, E.C./WINE GROWERS TO H.M. THE KING /Date.|
|Maker:||Mr Hans Irvine - Great Western Vineyards & Champagne Cellars, Great Western, Victoria, Australia, 1908-1918
Irvine's gained permission to use the King's name on his wine labels in 1908.
|Place Named:||Dowgate Hill, London, England, Great Britain
Printed at bottom of label: "Hans Irvine & Co. Dowgate Hill, London, E.C. and Victoria, Australia"
The Vigneron, March 25, 1909.
H.W.H. Irvine entry in Australian Dictionary of Biography.
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