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'Celebrated Reading Biscuits' poster, mid nineteenth century
 
   
'Celebrated Reading Biscuits' poster, mid nineteenth century
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Brief Description: 'Huntley & Palmers' Celebrated Reading Biscuits'
Subject Date: Mid nineteenth century
Publisher: Huntley & Palmers
 
Full Description: Huntley & Palmers relationship with Reading was clearly demonstrated in 1892 when another bakery was set-up and named 'The Reading Biscuit Co'. Before this company had even made any biscuits, Huntley & Palmers sought an injunction to restrain the new firm from using Reading as a description of its biscuits. The Palmers collected a large number of affidavits from customers, including Harrods, who all submitted that Huntley & Palmers were known universally as Reading biscuits. The court granted Huntley & Palmers the injunction requested.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Dimensions: Height: 37.5cm, Width: 45.5cm
Subject: social history, trade <food mfr>, advertising, biscuit
Content Type: poster
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1997.130.75
Unique ID: rm-rm-1997_130_75~1_070-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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