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Owner and staff of Jas Feeney's Corner Store in Brunswick West, c1937

This black-and-white photograph features the interior of Jas Feeney's Corner Store, on Pearson Street in Brunswick West, in the late 1930s. At right is the owner, Jas Feeney, and at left are two staff. The photograph was collected as part of Museum Victoria's Melbourne's Biggest Family Album project in 2006.

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Clarke family outside their grocery store in Chelsea, 1920-21

This black-and-white photograph features members of the Clarke family outside their grocery and removal business on the Nepean Highway in Chelsea in the early 1920s. The photograph was collected as part of Museum Victoria's Melbourne's Biggest Family Album project in 2006.

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Athanasia and Konstantinos Papadimitropoulos at their family milk bar in Preston, 1978

This colour photograph features Athanasia and Konstantinos Papadimitropoulos in their Preston milk bar, K and A Pappas Australian and Continental Milk Bar, in the late 1970s. The photograph was collected as part of Museum Victoria's Melbourne's Biggest Family Album project in 2006.

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Dimitra Papadimitropoulos working at her parents' milk bar, Preston West, 1978

This is a colour photograph of Dimitra Papadimitropoulos at 13 years of age in 1978, working in her parents' Preston milk bar, 'K and A Pappas Australian and Continental Milk Bar'.

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James Phillips with his baby daughter outside his hardware store in Abbotsford, c1867

This sepia photograph features James Phillips in the doorway of his Abbotsford store, J. Phillips Hardwareman, in the late 1860s. Phillips is holding one of his daughters (Mary, born 1862, Amelia, born 1866 or Milly, born 1868). The photograph was collected as part of Museum Victoria's Melbourne's Biggest Family Album project ...

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Interior of milk bar, Middle Brighton, 1968

This is a black-and-white image depicting a male company representative in a milk bar in Middle Brighton, presenting a man and two children with the keys to a Honda 50 motor cycle. They have just won it as part of a competition called the Sun 'n Fun Game associated with Sun Valley and Twisties products. This is made clear ...

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Preston Market in Melbourne, 1970

This is a black-and-white image from a negative depicting a section of the Preston Market in Melbourne. A number of people are shown in a courtyard, sitting on benches, walking with children or pushing infants in strollers. The courtyard is surrounded by the glass fronts of various shops, including takeaway and food shops. ...

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Arthur Brown with grocery delivery truck, Glenroy, 1958

This is a black-and-white photograph showing Arthur Brown, aged 21, wearing a suit and leather moneybag, standing at the driver's door of a Morris grocery delivery truck in October 1958. The words 'Carter Bros' (or possibly 'Brothers') are written above the windscreen. At the time the road in Prospect Street, Glenroy, where ...

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Menu board - Old Lolly Shop, Carlton North, c1950-75

This is a menu board used at the Old Lolly Shop in Carlton North, between about 1950 and 1975. It is 30.50 cm long and 30.50 cm high, and is part of the Old Lolly Shop Collection at Museum Victoria.

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Food safe - Old Lolly Shop, Carlton North, 1939-75

This is a wood and wire mesh food or meat safe used at the Old Lolly Shop, in Carlton North, either in the shop or by the owners in the residence behind. The safe is painted blue. It is part of the Old Lolly Shop Collection at Museum Victoria, and its dimensions are: length 37 cm x width 47 cm x height 47 cm.

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Metcalfe and Lloyd token penny, c1863

This is a round bronze token, probably minted in England. On the obverse is inscribed: 'METCALFE AND LLOYD / 478 GEORGE ST / SYDNEY / SHIPPING AND FAMILY GROCERS'. On the reverse is inscribed: 'WINE / AND / SPIRIT / MERCHANTS / 1863 / PURVEYORS OF THE CONCENTRATED FAMILY COFFEE'. The token is 34 mm in diameter and weighs 14.613 g.

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J Hosie token penny, 1862

This is a round, copper token featuring a scotch thistle, and the name, business and address of the issuer: The Scotch Pie Shop / J Hosie / 10 and 12 Bourke St East / Melbourne. The reverse features an emu on a grassy plain set against a rising sun, with an 'Advance Victoria' banner underneath. Above this scene are 'Victoria' ...

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Ice chest - Tyanko (manufacturer), Old Lolly Shop, Carlton North, c1939

This is an ice chest, made by Tyanko about 1939, and used at the Old Lolly Shop, in Carlton North. It is 42 cm long, 60.5 cm wide and 104 cm high, and is part of the Old Lolly Shop Collection at Museum Victoria.

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Pie warmer - Old Lolly Shop, Carlton North, 1939-75

This is a gas-fired metal pie warmer with four shelves, used at the Old Lolly Shop in Rathdowne Street, Carlton North. The pie warmer is part of the Old Lolly Shop Collection at Museum Victoria. It is 57.00 cm long, 50.00 cm wide and 58.00 cm high.

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Hot food menu, Old Lolly Shop, Carlton North, c1955-66

This is a retail sign for a hot-food menu, painted in black and red on celluloid. The word 'HOT' is written above a list of the foods and their prices. 'Ready Now' is written at the bottom. The sign is part of the Old Lolly Shop Collection at Museum Victoria. It measures 30 cm long x 16.30 cm wide.

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Shopfittings from Bates Milk Bar, 1953

These are timber, steel and plastic shop fittings used at Bates Milk Bar in Bondi, Sydney, from 1953. The fittings consist of two etched glass mirrors depicting beach scenes, two small and two large bevelled glass mirrors, one timber wall frame for the mirrors, three plastic-topped tables with plated steel edges, two timber ...

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Elizabeth Cohen in the Old Lolly Shop, Carlton North, c1950

This is a black-and-white photograph of Elizabeth Cohen in her milk bar in North Carlton. She wears a dark coat with a star-shaped brooch on the lapel. In the background there are shelves filled with jars and packets of lollies and other items.

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'Fresh Homemade Scones' sign, Old Lolly Shop, Carlton North, c1955-66

This is a sign advertising homemade scones, once used at the Old Lolly Shop, Carlton North. The sign is a rectangular shape with a curved upper side. It has red, black and green lettering painted on celluloid. The sign says: 'FRESH / Home / Made / Scones / 6D / DOZ'. It measures 16.40 cm long x 19.30 cm wide.

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Male retail employee serving a customer at a hardware store, 1950-60

This is a black-and-white image from the original negative depicting a male retail worker serving a man from behind a long wooden counter in a small hardware store. Various products are visible, including a range of domestic paints displayed neatly on shelves and tableware items on an unusual curved shelf at right. The ...

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Black Magic Chocolates advertising sign, c1950

This is a Black Magic Chocolates advertising sign on a painted wooden board, once displayed at the Old Lolly Shop, Carlton North. The heads of a smiling man and woman, linked by pink roses, are featured in the centre. Above and below them are written the words: 'We know that / BLACK MAGIC Chocoates / ARE THE BEST!' The ...