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Huntley & Palmers Christmas Biscuits and Cakes, 1939
 
   
Huntley & Palmers Christmas Biscuits and Cakes, 1939
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Brief Description: Huntley & Palmers Christmas catalogue displaying the new tin designs for Christmas 1939
Subject Date: Christmas 1939
Publisher: Huntley & Palmers
 
Full Description: Despite the outbreak of the Second World War there is an impression of plentiful supplies and business as usual from this catalogue. In fact rationing was introduced in January 1940 and biscuit manufacturers supplies were cut by 60%. The tins for sale at Christmas 1939 were Boyhood of Raleigh, Queen Elizabeth, Tahiti, Blue Scarf and Legend Box. These tins were packed with assorted chocolate biscuits.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Dimensions: Height: 20.5cm, Width: 28.0cm
Subject: trade <food mfr>, advertising, war, biscuit, tin, cake, packaging
Content Type: catalogue
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1994.21.108
Unique ID: rm-rm-1994_21_108~1_146-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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