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Garden Roller, 1913
 
   
Garden Roller, 1913
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Brief Description: Small biscuit tin in the shape of a garden roller with a brass handle
Subject Date: 1913
Creator: Huntley, Boorne & Stevens (probably)
Publisher: Huntley & Palmers
 
Full Description: This is an excellent example of the fashion for tins which imitated other objects. The tin opens from the middle of the barrel and 'Huntley & Palmers Biscuits' is written in white on the side of the roller. This tin was probably made by Huntley, Boorne & Stevens of London St, Reading.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Dimensions: Length: 15.0cm, Diameter: 11.5cm
Subject: trade <box mfr>, advertising, garden roller, object, trade <gardener>
Content Type: tin
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1982.101.13
Unique ID: rm-rm-1982_101_13~1_443-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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