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Early Mist, 1953
Early Mist, 1953
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Brief Description: Rectangular tin with illustration on lift off lid of 'Early Mist' the winner of the 1953 Grand National. Gold border around horse and jockey and racecourse scenes around sides
Subject Date: 1953
Creator: Ken Robbins, Huntley, Boorne & Stevens
Publisher: Huntley & Palmers
Full Description: Early Mist won the Grand National in 1953 at odds of 20-1. He was the first of three consecutive winners trained by Vincent O'Brien from Ireland. This tin featuring horse-racing may reflect the type of customers that Huntley & Palmers were aiming at.
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Place: Aintree
Dimensions: Height: 4.8cm, Width: 23.0cm, Depth: 17.2cm
Subject: animal, horse, hurdle, animal, portrait, activity, recreation <sport>, recreation <horse>
Content Type: tin
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1992.2.408
Unique ID: rm-rm-1992_2_408~1_477-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
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