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Machine for cutting biscuits, 1866
 
   
Machine for cutting biscuits, 1866
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Brief Description: Machine for cutting biscuits illustrated in The Working Man, a weekly record of social and industrial progress
Subject Date: 1866
 
Full Description: Once George Palmer had become the driving force in the company, the old hand-operated biscuit cutter was soon supplemented by steam-powered biscuit cutters which looked something like a newspaper printing press. Instead of newspapers, Huntley & Palmers machines stamped out biscuits, at a rate of about 500 a minute.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Place: Huntley & Palmers Factory, Reading, Berkshire
Dimensions: Height: 16.4cm, Width: 21.5cm
Subject: social history, trade <food mfr>, technology, object, machine, biscuit cutting machine
Content Type: photograph
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1997.130.181
Unique ID: rm-rm-1997_130_181~1_843-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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