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Employees sealing tins of Emergency Bread, 1939
 
   
Employees sealing tins of Emergency Bread, 1939
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Brief Description: Huntley & Palmers factory interior with two male staff working with tins of Emergency Bread
Subject Date: 24 August 1939
Publisher: Sport and General Press Agency
 
Full Description: This photograph was taken in 1939 for a newspaper article and was captioned 'The Crisis - Emergency Food Storage. A famous Reading firm has been the first to fall in line with the governments plan for food storage by producing an emergency bread. This is made from British wheat grown in Berkshire and tastes exactly like toasted bread although baked in hermetically sealed tins which preserve it in perfect condition and make it very convenient to store. It is guaranteed to keep good for at least 10 years and will taste as good then as when it was fresh baked.'
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Place: Huntley & Palmers Factory, Kings Road, Reading, Berkshire
Dimensions: Height: 15.1cm, Width: 20.6cm
Subject: social history, trade <food mfr>, war, domestic <food>, people, interior
Content Type: photograph
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1997.130.190
Unique ID: rm-rm-1997_130_190~1_274-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Sport and General Press Agency
 
 
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