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Miniature Tin, around 1930
Miniature Tin, around 1930
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Brief Description: Miniature tin labelled Cornish Wafers, Iced Gem, Nice, Petit Beurre and Osborne. Image of side labelled Cornish Wafers
Subject Date: 1924 - 1940
Creator: Not known
Publisher: Huntley & Palmers
Full Description: Miniature tins were first issued by Huntley & Palmers in 1922 decorated with the garter and buckle design. They were described as 'Miniature tins packed with miniature biscuits - A replica of the foundation of a good biscuit stock'. These tins were often given to children as presents. From 1928 pictorial images began to appear on the tins.
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Dimensions: Height: 4.3cm, Width: 3.8cm, Depth: 3.8cm
Subject: garter, buckle, inscription, non-representational, communication <writing>, decorative art
Content Type: tin
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1997.79.52
Unique ID: rm-rm-1997_79_52~1_516-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
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