Historical information

The Modern Print Company - engravers, lithographers, general printers , bookbinders and paper rulers- operated in Koroit Street Warrnambool. It was founded by Frederick Gaspar and Byron Laing in 1900. In 1904 the partnership was dissolved . The business continued in Koroit Street for the next 50 years. This label gives the address as Kepler Street which may have been an office outlet.

Significance

This label is retained as a memento of a prominent printing business operating in Warrnambool in the early 20th century.

Physical description

An oval light grey label with red printing adhered to a grey piece of cardboard.

Inscriptions & markings

FROM Modern Print 91 KEPLER STREET. WARRNAMBOOL GENERAL PRINTERS , BOOKBINDERS , ETC. PHONE 274