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Packets - MacRobertson's Snack Chocolate, circa 1950 Object Reg. No: SH 921177

MacRobertson's Snack Chocolate packets, circa 1950. Displayed at the Old Lolly Shop, Carlton North.

The Old Lolly Shop was a milk bar opened and run by Elizabeth and Henry Cohen at 314 Rathdowne Street, Carlton North, from 1939 to 1975.
Three identical paper and card packets square in shape. Each is decorated with multi-coloured horizontal stripes and motifs. A purple circle u.l. corner containing product name and manufacturer. Reverse yellow in colour with extensive text including product information and other varieties of chocolate.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Alan Cohen, 1992
Donated in memory of Elizabeth and Henry Cohen.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 10.00 cm (Height), 2.00 cm (Width), 9.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: confectioneries, food technology, jewish communities, religions judaism, retailing, shops, working life
Themes this item is part of: Old Lolly Shop Collection, Cultural Diversity Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Milk Bars
Tertiary Classification: product packaging
Inscriptions: Text: CREAM CARAMEL/MacRobertson's/CHOCOLATE/Snack/FULL 1/4lb. BLOCK.
Manufacturer: MacRobertson's Pty Ltd, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950
Place & Date Used: The Old Lolly Shop, Carlton North, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950-1975

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