Another digitised item from our collection for Records and Archives Week, this one from 1878:
The text reads, in part: Triangle, Colombo Street
Tea, Coffee and Cocoa always ready. A large & varied stock of confectionery, bride and christening cakes… of superior quality, chaste and elegant in design.
It’s Records and Archives Week. Here’s an item from the from the Southern Provinces Almanac series.
The text reads:
T.M. Gee, Fancy Bread & Biscuit Baker, General confectioner and Ginger beer manufacturer, Canterbury Street, Lyttelton. T.M.G wishes to inform the public that he has opened a shop in London Street…for the sale of Confectionery… Where a stock of JELLIES, FRUIT PIES, CUSTARDS, SANDWICHES, GINGER BEER and LEMONADE, will always be on hand.