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Waverley, 1903
 
   
Waverley, 1903
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Brief Description: Biscuit tin in the shape of eight bound books. All the books are by Sir Walter Scott
Subject Date: 1903
Creator: Huntley, Boorne & Stevens
Publisher: Huntley & Palmers
 
Full Description: Huntley & Palmers produced their first book tin, Library, in 1900. This was followed in 1901 with Literature and this tin was the third in the series simulating bound books. The book tins were one of the most popular tins with customers and were produced, in ten different variations, until 1924. During this time over 650,000 book tins were produced.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Dimensions: Height: 16.0cm, Width: 16.0cm, Depth: 12.5cm
Subject: social history, trade <box mfr>, recreation, library, book
Name Subject: Sir Walter Scott
Content Type: tin
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1969.188.1
Unique ID: rm-rm-1969_188_1~1_686-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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