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Pocket Calendar, 1902
 
   
Pocket Calendar, 1902
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Brief Description: Huntley & Palmers pocket calendar or almanac depicting an Indian street market
Subject Date: 1902
Publisher: Huntley & Palmers
 
Full Description: Huntley & Palmers included these miniature calendars in their tins as promotional gifts. Many depicted how their biscuits reached the four corners of the globe. From the 1840s India was an important export market for Huntley & Palmers and in 1906 India accounted for 10% of the company's export trade. Huntley & Palmers' agents had adverts in Indian street markets from the mid nineteenth century.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Place: India
Dimensions: Height: 7.5cm, Width: 5.1cm
Subject: social history, trade <food mfr>, advertising, market, building, costume, people, street scene
Content Type: calendar
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1982.102.14
Unique ID: rm-rm-1982_102_14~1_031-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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