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Sign - Kingford Cigarettes, circa 1975 Reg. No: SH 921178
- Shop advertising sign for Kingford cigarettes, circa 1975, 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 printed paper sign has an orange background. Large scale blue and white text take up the left half, while an illustration of a hand holding a packet of Kingford cigarettes is at right.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Alan Cohen, 1992
- Donated in memory of Elizabeth and Henry Cohen.
|Dimensions:||73.50 cm (Height), 16.90 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||advertising signs, cigarettes, jewish communities, religions judaism, retailing, shops, smoking|
|Themes this item is part of:||Old Lolly Shop Collection, Cultural Diversity Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection|
|Primary Classification:||COMMERCE & RETAILING|
|Secondary Classification:||Milk Bars|
|Inscriptions:||Printed: what a/beauty!/KINGFORD/ KINGFORD/FILTER/CIGARETTES/20/WARNING - SMOKING IS A HEALTH HAZARD/ 42/cents/RECOMMENDED PRICE.|
|Manufacturer:||Kingford, Australia, circa 1975|
|User:||The Old Lolly Shop, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, circa 1975|