When Southbank was just South Melbourne -  iconic lolly (sweets, candy) manufacturer now demolished-see pin 'waterfront spectacular' book. Big shopping, entertaining (restaurants, casino etc) precinct.

When Southbank was just South Melbourne - iconic lolly (sweets, candy) manufacturer now demolished-see pin 'waterfront spectacular' book. Big shopping, entertaining (restaurants, casino etc) precinct.

Revel in the smooth milk chocolate, munch on the crispy golden centre...yes please! chocolate bar vintage ad 1950s

Revel in the smooth milk chocolate, munch on the crispy golden centre. chocolate bar vintage ad -- Crunchie Bars are my FAVORITE.

Southbank Pictures prior to development

Southbank Pictures prior to development : Melbourne Photos - Page 5

PH 60333. Looking towards Toorak from the Yarra at the Twickenham Ferry, c.1910. The Twickenham Ferry operated across the Yarra River close to where MacRobertson bridge on Grange Road now stands. This view is taken looking south from the Richmond side of the river.

PH Looking towards Toorak from the Yarra at the Twickenham Ferry, The Twickenham Ferry operated across the Yarra River close to where MacRobertson bridge on Grange Road now stands. This view is taken looking south from the Richmond side of the river.

015797PD: MacRobertson's showbag stand, 1937. http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb2393892__SMacRobertson%27s%20Sweets%20showbag%20stand%20at%20__Orightresult__U__X6?lang=eng&suite=def

MacRobertson's stand at the Show

PH 13012. The MacRobertson Bridge under construction across the Yarra at Grange Road, c.1933.

Richmond - The MacRobertson Bridge under construction across the Yarra at Grange Road,

MAC.ROBERTSON S OLD GOLD CHOCOLATE AD 1955 original vintage AUSTRALIAN advert

MAC.ROBERTSON S OLD GOLD CHOCOLATE AD 1955 original vintage AUSTRALIAN advert

MAC.ROBERTSON S MILK CHOCOLATE AD 1953 original vintage AUSTRALIAN advertising

MAC.ROBERTSON S MILK CHOCOLATE AD 1953 original vintage AUSTRALIAN advertising

An early antique Hoadley's Violet Milk Chocolate Box. Abel Hoadley named the chocolate for his wife Susannah's favourite flower Violet - this box could be pre-Violet Crumble.

An early antique Hoadley's Violet Milk Chocolate Box. Abel Hoadley named the chocolate for his wife Susannah's favourite flower Violet - this box could be pre-Violet Crumble.

MAC.ROBERTSON S MILK CHOCOLATE AD 1955 original vintage AUSTRALIAN advertising

MAC.ROBERTSON S MILK CHOCOLATE AD 1955 original vintage AUSTRALIAN advertising

Another reproduction of a sadly demolished neon sign. The Allen’s Sweets sign dominated Melbourne’s Southbank for over 20 years before it was demolished with the factory in 1987. I have done a 30 second animated sequence detailing the neon cycle on my blog: georgeatomic.blogspot.com.au/2014/08/allens-sweets-sign.html

Another reproduction of a sadly demolished neon sign. The Allen’s Sweets sign dominated Melbourne’s Southbank for over 20 years before it was demolished with the factory in 1987. I have done a 30 second animated sequence detailing the neon cycle on my blog: georgeatomic.blogspot.com.au/2014/08/allens-sweets-sign.html

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