Historical information

Zilles Printers was begun by Lewis Zilles in the early 1930s. It was in McKenzie Street Ballarat. His son Jeffrey also became a printer - letterpress, offset and screen printer. The business became Zilles Printers/Graphics and was in Armstrong Street and later Bell Street Ballarat.

Montrose Cottage was build c1856 by John Alexander, builder. He was a Scottish stone mason. It was built with bluestone and hand-made bricks. It is on the Historic Buildings Register, National Trust (Victoria). It is important as a substantial and very early stone cottage. The house is now open to the public. It also provides short term accommodation - self contained apartments.
Double sided cards advertising Montrose Cottage and Eureka Museum. Printed by Zilles Graphic Industries, Ballarat.

Physical description

White card with russet colour print. Printed on both sides. Each side has Eureka Museum and Montrose Cottage

Inscriptions & markings

Eureka Flag and Cannon. Drawing of Montrose Cottage and flag with Lion. Symbol of National Trust Australia. Coat of Arms.
Location map.