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Ceramic Sign, around 1850
 
   
Ceramic Sign, around 1850
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Brief Description: Ceramic sign advertising Huntley & Palmers Superior Reading Biscuits
Subject Date: Around 1850
Publisher: Huntley & Palmers
 
Full Description: This type of sign would have been made for display in a quality grocer's shop. It features an early view of the factory around 1846. Huntley & Palmers were very careful about the shops that they supplied, Harrods was a regular customer from their early days.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Place: Biscuit Factory, Reading, Berkshire
Dimensions: Height: 31.5cm, Width: 24.0cm
Subject: social history, trade <food mfr>, communication <writing>, advertising
Content Type: sign
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1997.130.526
Unique ID: rm-rm-1997_130_526~1_558-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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