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Sign - Cottee's Passiona, circa 1950 Object Reg. No: SH 921175

Summary:
Cottee's Passiona soft drink advertising sign, circa 1950, displayed 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:
Rectangular-shaped metal sign. Front has image of glass of sparkly beverage and passionfruit screened on a deep purple and cream ground. Text across bottom edge. Reverse plain, grainy deep pink in colour.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Alan Cohen, 1992
Acknowledgement:
Donated in memory of Elizabeth and Henry Cohen.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 30.40 cm (Height), 22.80 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: Printed front: DRINK/SPARKLING/PASSIONA.
Manufacturer: Cottee's Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, circa 1950
User: The Old Lolly Shop, Carlton North, Victoria, Australia, circa 1952-1975

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