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Jar & Stopper - Old Lolly Shop, Carlton North Object Reg. No: SH 921142

Summary:
Glass jar and stopper, used at the Old Lolly Shop, Calrton 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:
Glass jar with square base, tapered body; horizontal cross-section square with rounded corners. Surface has a slightly stippled finish. Stopper is circular in horizontal cross-section, with vertical ribs around the circumference, and open at the bottom.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Alan Cohen, 1992
Acknowledgement:
Donated in memory of Elizabeth and Henry Cohen.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 24.00 cm (Height), 9.30 cm (Width), 9.40 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: commerce, food containers, jewish communities, religions judaism, retailing, shops
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: containers
Inscriptions: Inscribed symbol and style number on base: R [Illegible.] N [Illegible.] 79505 [circular]/R [Illegible.] 79505/79505 [faint]/[hammer].
User: The Old Lolly Shop, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, pre 1975

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