Large white oval paper wine bottle label, used at H.W.H Irvine's winery at Great Western, 1905-1918. The label depicts prize medals.

Wine label is printed in black, gold and blue ink and reads: "Irvine's Gold Medal pure vintage Australian wines Muscatene Sweet Wine. Hans Irvine & Co. Dowgate Hill. London, E.C. and Victoria, Australia.

This type of label was attached to the front of large, squat, oval glass bottles.

"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

Large white oval wine label, black, gold and blue ink on white back- ground, gold medals with views of obverse and reverse.

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