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Cocktail Biscuits, around 1955
 
   
Cocktail Biscuits, around 1955
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Brief Description: Small tin containing assorted cocktail biscuits. Illustration on lid of three triangular glasses and cocktail shaker
Subject Date: Around 1955
Creator: Huntley, Boorne & Stevens
Publisher: Huntley & Palmers
 
Full Description: In 1975 Huntley & Palmers Public Relations office issued guidance on 'When to serve British Biscuits'. For cocktail biscuits the guidance states: "One of the most popular ranges of high quality English biscuits. These biscuits are ideal for serving at cocktail parties which are themselves an ideal way of entertaining friends. These biscuits can be served in so many ways, either on their own being flavoured with cheese, tomato, curry and herbs or with a savoury dip."
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Dimensions: Height: 4.5cm, Width: 23.2cm, Depth: 17.0cm
Subject: cocktail shaker, glass, tray, biscuit tin, still life, recreation <alcohol>, domestic <kitchen>
Content Type: tin
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1992.2.440
Unique ID: rm-rm-1992_2_440~1_478-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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