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Child and Dog, 1870
Child and Dog, 1870
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Brief Description: Rectangular tin with rounded corners and a plain gold base. The picture on the lid is of a girl in blue with a puppy
Subject Date: 1870
Creator: Huntley, Boorne & Stevens
Publisher: Huntley & Palmers
Full Description: This tin is one of the earliest decorated tins and was printed via the transfer method. In the 1860s the method of transfer printing became popular. The picture was printed on porous gummed paper and pressed onto the flat tin plate. Once the picture was dry, the paper was soaked, wiped off leaving the image on the tin and the tin plate was then baked in an oven. The design printed on the tin plate would show the tin maker where the edge of the tin was meant to be. This tin has 'by appointment to H.M Queen' written on the side next to the Huntley & Palmers motif.
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Dimensions: Height: 8.70cm, Width: 16.50cm, Depth: 11.50cm
Subject: animal, dog, stool, inscription, interior, childhood, natural science <zoology>, decorative art
Content Type: tin
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1992.2.5
Unique ID: rm-rm-1992_2_5~1_664-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
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