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Wine Label - Great Western Winery, Rosettes, 1888-1918 Object Reg. No: SH 901426

Summary:
Four wine labels in the shape of a rosette used by Irvine's Great Western Winery, 1888-1918.

Labels are printed in black and gold and read: "Irvine's Great Western".

Rosettes were most often used on the neck of Sparkling wine bottles.
Description:
Fourr wine labels, white lettering on a black and gold back- ground. The labels are in the shape of a rosette.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 4.50 cm (Width), 5.20 cm (Length)

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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: IRVINE'S GREAT WESTERN
Maker: Mr Hans Irvine - Great Western Vineyards & Champagne Cellars, Great Western, Victoria, Australia, 1905-1918

Irvine's London depot opened in 1905.
References: 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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