December 24th According to a report by the Central News Agency on the 24th, the National Library of Australia has discovered one of the oldest chocolates in history, with a history of about 120 years.
According to the introduction, when the wrapping paper was opened, chocolate also “exudes interesting smells”.
The Australian National Library administrator reportedly found the box of chocolates in the private collection of the famous Australian poet Patterson.
Patterson wrote poems such as “Wandering in the Jungle” and died in 1941.
Jennifer Todd, the administrator of the Australian National Library, told ABC: “When you open the wrapping paper, chocolate smells interesting.
This is an old box of chocolate, owned by Patterson, and the chocolate is well packaged and put in the box.
The chocolates are also wrapped in old packaging made of straw, etc., surrounded by silver foil.
According to reports, this box of chocolates was commissioned by Queen Victoria to send to military personnel during the Boer War to express condolences.
It is engraved with the blessings of “South Africa, 1900” and “Happy New Year, Queen Victoria” and the Queen’s head.