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Retail Sign - Hot Food Menu, Old Lolly Shop, Carlton North, circa 1955-1966 Object Reg. No: SH 921120 1

Summary:
Celluloid retail sign for hot food menu, used at the Old Lolly Shop, Carlton North, circa 1955-1966. The sign became obsolete with the introduction of decimal currency in 1966.

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:
Celluloid sign rectangular in shape, cream in colour. Wire stand attached.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Alan Cohen, 1992
Acknowledgement:
Donated in memory of Elizabeth and Henry Cohen.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 16.30 cm (Width), 30.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: 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: pricing
Inscriptions: Text: HOT/Pies 1d & 3d ea./Pasties 1d & 3d/Sausage Rolls 1d/Saveloys 1d/Soup 1d/Toasted Crumpets 1d ea./Now Ready.
User: The Old Lolly Shop, Carlton North, Victoria, Australia, circa 1955-1966

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