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Chocolate Box - MacRobertsons Romance, circa 1970 Object Reg. No: SH 921135

Chocolate box for MacRobertsons Romance chocolates, circa 1970. 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.
Cardboard box with lid, made to contain half a pound of chocolates. Lid is coloured pale orange and carries a design of cameo roses and a curvilinear border with brand name. Box contains original dark brown waxed paper lining and ten individual paper containers.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Alan Cohen, 1992
Donated in memory of Elizabeth and Henry Cohen.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 8.00 cm (Height), 4.30 cm (Width), 15.00 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 lid: MacRobertson's/ROMANCE/MILK CHOCOLATE ASSORTMENT/ 1/2 LB. NETT.
Manufacturer: MacRobertsons, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, circa 1970
User: The Old Lolly Shop, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 1970-1975

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