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Draw plate ovens, around 1870
 
   
Draw plate ovens, around 1870
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Brief Description: Huntley & Palmers manufacturing department with draw plate ovens
Subject Date: Around 1870
 
Full Description: The ovens were walled-in hot chambers. On one side were endless revolving lattice bands, on which tray after tray of unbaked biscuits were carried into the ovens. These moved slowly through the ovens and came out the other side with the biscuits baked.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Place: Huntley & Palmers Factory, Reading, Berkshire
Dimensions: Height: 16.8cm, Width: 21.5cm
Subject: social history, trade <food mfr>, working life, environment <buildings>, interior, oven, draw plate oven
Content Type: photograph
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1997.130.115
Unique ID: rm-rm-1997_130_115~1_828-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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