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Infant food advert, 1841-1846
Infant food advert, 1841-1846
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Brief Description: One of the earliest surviving adverts produced by George Palmer and Joseph Huntley during the first years of their business partnership
Subject Date: 1841 - 1846
Publisher: Huntley & Palmers
Full Description: This early advertising was almost certainly initiated by George Palmer. He was ambitious and forward thinking and wanted to rapidly expand the business from a small town bakery into a world-class 'biscuit manufactory'. There are a number of clues to the date of this advert; firstly the company name is Huntley and Palmer relating to the first partnership created between Joseph Huntley and George Palmer in 1841 and secondly the manufactory is at London Street rather than the King's Road factory which opened in 1846.
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Place: London Street, 72, Reading, Berkshire
Dimensions: Height: 35.0cm, Width: 26.0cm
Subject: social history, trade <food mfr>, advertising
Content Type: document
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1997.130.51
Unique ID: rm-rm-1997_130_51~1_621-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
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