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Sign - Cottee's 'Passiona', circa 1960 Object Reg. No: SH 921152

Cardboard shop advertising sign for Cottee's Passiona soft drink, circa 1960, used 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.
Long, rectangular sign in cream coloured cardboard. Contains printed text in black and orange. On the right side is a Passiona bottle on an angle. It has a purple diamond-shape label with a Cottee's logo and 'Passiona' clearly marked. The pull-top lid is purple. The fluid is orange. Behind the bottle is a circle with a pattern in blue and black.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Alan Cohen, 1992
Donated in memory of Elizabeth and Henry Cohen.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 101.50 cm (Height), 32.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: advertising signs, 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
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Milk Bars
Tertiary Classification: advertising
Inscriptions: Text: There's only one../PASSIONA! Bottle label: Cottee's/PASSIONA/REGIS- TERED TRADE MARK OF COTTEE'S GENERAL FOODS LTD.
Manufacturer: Cottee's Ltd, Australia, circa 1960
User: The Old Lolly Shop, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, circa 1960-1975

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