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Jar & Lid - Fletcher's Sweet Mustard Pickle Object Reg. No: SH 921138

Summary:
Glass jar with lid, originally containing Fletcher's Sweet Mustard Pickle. Used at the Old Lolly Shop, Carlton North, circa 1970.

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:
Cylindrical glass jar with metallic screw-on top. Jar is colourless and trans- parent with a band of uneven texture 4 cm. wide around base, and bearing an adhesive label in green, yellow, red and white. Lid is blue and gold, indented in the centre and has a raised border just inside the circumference.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Alan Cohen, 1992
Acknowledgement:
Donated in memory of Elizabeth and Henry Cohen.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 14.30 cm (Height), 12.80 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 manufacturer's marks on base of jar near circumference, raised: c/M 4/F1228. Near centre, inverted: 2/45. Printed adhesive label of original contents on side of jar: Fletchers/FFF/SWEET MUSTARD PICKLE/ARTIFICIALLY COLOURED/FLETCHERS/FAMOUS FOODS/FLETCHER FOODS PTY. LTD./MELBOURNE/AUSTRALIA.
Manufacturer: Fletcher Foods Pty Ltd, Carlton North, Victoria, Australia, circa 1970
User: The Old Lolly Shop, Carlton North, Victoria, Australia, 1965-1975

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