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

Summary:
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.
Description:
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
Acknowledgement:
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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