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Christmas catalogue, 1940
Christmas catalogue, 1940
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Brief Description: Huntley & Palmers Christmas Biscuits and Cakes Overseas catalogue
Subject Date: Christmas 1940
Publisher: Huntley & Palmers
Full Description: Huntley & Palmers continued to produce biscuits and cakes for the export market during the Second World War, despite rationing and ingredient shortages. Forty-six types of tin were available in this catalogue, including the popular Tribrek Motor Van, Blue Scarf and Attache Case.
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Dimensions: Height: 20.5cm, Width: 26.5cm
Subject: trade <food mfr>, advertising, war, biscuit, tin, cake, packages, export market
Content Type: catalogue
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1994.21.114a (part catalogue)
Unique ID: rm-rm-1994_21_114a~1_147-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
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