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.

"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."

Physical Description

White paper label with double line border and text printed in black ink.

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