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Chocolate Box - Darrell Lea, 1978 Object Reg. No: SH 921133

Summary:
Chocolate box made by Darrell Lea Chocolate Shops Pty.Ltd., Sydney, Australia, 1978. Placed on display at the Old Lolly Shop, Carlton North, presumably in 1978, after the shop had closed in 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:
Cardboard chocolate box with moulded celluloid liner. Box is white with textile daisy on blue background attached.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Alan Cohen, 1992
Acknowledgement:
Donated in memory of Elizabeth and Henry Cohen.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 11.30 cm (Height), 4.10 cm (Width), 2.60 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: confectioneries, 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
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Milk Bars
Tertiary Classification: product packaging
Inscriptions: Printed on upper side of lid: Darrell Lea/SUPER-QUALITY CHOCOLATES/NET 500g. Printed on sides of lid: Darrell Lea/DARRELL LEA CHOCOLATE SHOPS PTY.LTD./SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA 2/33 D. LUSCIOUS CHOCOLATES FOR TODAY'S FUN, FAMILY AND FRIENDLY LIVING. SUPERFINE GIFT - FULL PLEASURE - FULL SELECTION. Stamped base of box: 11 MAY 1978.
Manufacturer: Darrell Lea Chocolate Shops Pty. Ltd., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1978
Place & Date Used: The Old Lolly Shop, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 1978

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