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Souvenir Tin, 1939
 
   
Souvenir Tin, 1939
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Brief Description: Small round tin with portrait of King George VI, Queen Elizabeth and family on the lid
Subject Date: 1939
Creator: Not known
Publisher: Huntley & Palmers
 
Full Description: This tin was produced to commemorate the royal visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeths to North America. The family portrait on the lid was a reproduction of a photograph by Marcus Adams of Reading. This is a similar tin to that produced for the coronation in 1937.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Dimensions: Height: 10.50cm, Diameter: 12.80cm
Subject: family, photograph, coat of arms, palace, castle, commonwealth, portrait, royalty, recreation <holiday>, heraldry, trade <photography>
Name Subject: King George VI, Queen Elizabeth
Content Type: tin
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1992.2.271
Unique ID: rm-rm-1992_2_271~1_466-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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