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Paris Assorted sample, probably 1930s
 
   
Paris Assorted sample, probably 1930s
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Brief Description: Paris Assorted biscuits individually wrapped and labelled for a salesman or shop display unit
Subject Date: Probably 1930s
Creator: Huntley & Palmers
 
Full Description: Paris Assorted was a luxury assortment of fancy biscuits, marzipans and chocolate confections. It was probably introduced in the 1930s, though rationing meant that production ceased during the Second World War. It contained Almond Sandwich, Gooseberry Fudge, Raspberry Fudge, Westminster Wafers, Oval Petit Fours, Fruit Tarts (red and green), African, Fondant, Football Wafers, Regent Sandwich, John o'Groats Shortbread, Coconut Macaroons (cherry), Bourbon, Orange Marzipan, Apple Marzipan, Creamy Chocolate, Italian Macaroons, Empire Wafer, Jam and Cream Wafer, Blay, Acorn and Finger Gingerbread.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Dimensions: Height: 5.5cm, Width: 10.5cm, Length: 32.0cm
Subject: social history, trade <food mfr>, advertising, biscuit, Paris Assorted
Content Type: biscuit
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1997.162.11
Unique ID: rm-rm-1997_162_11~1_639-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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