On display

This item is on display at Melbourne Museum

Melbourne Museum

Where is it from?

Association locations map

Tags

Add your own tags:
Separate multiple tags using a comma

Menu Board - Old Lolly Shop, Carlton North Object Reg. No: SH 921122

Summary:
Menu board used at the Old Lolly Shop, Carlton North, circa 1950-1975.

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:
Flat masonite backed board. Seven metal horizontal windows attached with tacks to front of board into which plastic stock labels are slid. Seven plastic stock labels and two background strips of marble green plastic are attached to this stand. Each label has printed in black the name-generic of items available for sale. Back of board is plain brown.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Alan Cohen, 1992
Acknowledgement:
Donated in memory of Elizabeth and Henry Cohen.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 30.50 cm (Height), 30.50 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: jewish communities, religions judaism, retailing, shops, working life, roll cod.73074 roll n. 035
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: menus
Inscriptions: Printed on seven white plastic strips attached to board, black ink: BREAD/ROLLS/Cream/Butter/Sandwiches/Cakes/Hot Pies & Pasties.
User: The Old Lolly Shop, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950-1975

Add your comment

  • Museum Victoria does not provide valuations, for more information please visit the valuation infosheet
  • Please note that Museum Victoria staff will not normally respond to comments posted on our website.
Yes No