Historical information

Webb, Mc Donald and Co., Engineers, Brassfounders, Sheet Metal Workers, Plumbers appear to be the forerunners of the firm of Webb Brothers and Co. which was as important business in Lava Street, Warrnambool in the early 20th century. The Webb Brothers were especially noted for their windmill making, establishing a business in South Melbourne in 1921.


This luggage label is of some significance as it is the only item we have of the firm of Webb, McDonald and Co.

Physical description

Buff coloured rectangular label with dark blue text . Two corners of the label are mitred. It has a punched hole with a reinforce sticker .There is a pink smear on the front . There are remnants of pink card on the reverse

Inscriptions & markings

FROM WEBB, MCDONALD 7 CO., Engineers, Brassfounders, Sheet Metal Workers, Plumbers &c. LAVA STREET, WARRNAMBOOL.