Small white rectangular paper wine bottle label , used at H.W.H Irvine's winery at Great Western, 1905-1918. The label depicts prize medals and the Irvine crest.
Wine label is printed in black and blue ink and reads: "Irvine's Great Western London International 1873 Gold Medal Paris International 1900 Australian Wines Chablis. Hans Irvine & Co. Dowgate Hill. London, E.C. and Victoria, Australia".
Chablis is a type of dry, pale white wine.
"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."
Small white retangular paper label printed in black and blue inks. Depicts prize medals and the Irvine crest.
Mr Hans W. Irvine - Great Western Vineyards & Champagne Cellars, Great Western, Victoria, Australia, 1905-1918
Irvine's London depot opened in 1905.
Text: IRVINE'S/GREAT WESTERN/LONDON INTERNATIONAL/1873/GOLD MEDAL/PARIS INTERNATIONAL/1900/AUSTRALIAN WINES/Chablis/HANS IRVINE & Co./DOWGATE HILL, LONDON, E.C./& VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA.
Type of item
8.1 cm (Length), 6.6 cm (Width)
The Vigneron, March 25, 1909. H.W.H. Irvine entry in Australian Dictionary of Biography.