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Wembley Exhibition tin, 1924
 
   
Wembley Exhibition tin, 1924
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Brief Description: Small tin with illustration on lid of Britannia in classical dress and a list of British Empire countries around sides
Subject Date: 1924
Creator: Huntley, Boorne & Stevens
Publisher: Huntley & Palmers
 
Full Description: In April 1924 King George V opened the British Empire Exhibition at the newly built Wembley stadium. This tin was made for sale at the Huntley & Palmers stand at the exhibition.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Place: Wembley, London
Dimensions: Height: 4.0cm, Width: 16.8cm, Depth: 10.4cm
Subject: building, bird, vessel, boat, coat of arms, crest, architecture, animal, costume, environment <buildings>, costume, heraldry, transport <sea>
Name Subject: Britannia
Content Type: tin
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1992.2.240
Unique ID: rm-rm-1992_2_240~1_527-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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