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Wine Labels - Victoria, Framed, 1988 Object Reg. No: SH 901355

Twelve wine labels mounted and framed behind perspex in metal frame. The labels are from wines bottled at Great Western, Gehrig Bros., Morris', and Parkview vineyards. Picture framer's label in bottom left corner.

Labels collected by Wine Victoria in 1988 for a museum of the wine industry in Victoria.

"The Irvine Wine Collection was acquired by Museum Victoria in 1989. It represents the history of the Great Western Vineyard and the achievements of Hans William Henry Irvine, vigneron and politician, from 1888 until 1922. It comprises 130 items ranging from publications, marketing items, packaging materials, wine labels, award medals, ceramics, illuminated address, commemorative trowel, trophy plaques, wine makers tools, and silverware."
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 83.00 cm (Height), 2.00 cm (Width), 30.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: great western, rural industry, viticulture, viticulture winemaking, wine, wineries
Themes this item is part of: Great Western Winery Timeline 1858-1922, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Viticulture & Wine Making
Tertiary Classification: display materials
Inscriptions: Text: TWITES ART/PICTURE FRAMERS/117 LANDRIDGE ST./COLLINGWOOD 419 4511/VICTORIA AUSTRALIA. [framer's label]. Inscribed reverse frame: 5322 W.
Manufacturer: Twites Art Picture Framers, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia
Place Used: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
References: The Vigneron, March 25 1909
'H.W.H. Irvine' entry in A.D.B.

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