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Seasons, 1885
Seasons, 1885
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Brief Description: Black and orange rectangular biscuit tin depicting the four seasons on the lid
Subject Date: 1885
Creator: Huntley, Boorne & Stevens
Publisher: Huntley & Palmers
Full Description: In the 1870s Huntley Boorne and Stevens had acquired the right to an offset lithographic printing process, then owned by matchmakers Bryant and May. The design was first printed on to flat, glazed cardboard and then offset onto the tinplate. This tin was printed by that method and is one of a set of several 'Seasons' tins produced that year in various colours. On the sides are seascape scenes and a Huntley & Palmers motif.
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Dimensions: Height: 5.2cm, Width: 21.2cm, Depth: 8.5cm
Subject: landscape, animal, animal, cattle, horse, agriculture, environment, transport <sea>, working life
Content Type: tin
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1992.2.34
Unique ID: rm-rm-1992_2_34~1_683-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
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