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

Summary:
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.
Description:
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
Acknowledgement:
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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