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Biscuits and Cakes leaflet, 1880s
 
   
Biscuits and Cakes leaflet, 1880s
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Brief Description: Huntley & Palmers leaflet with four allegorical figures representing Africa, America, Asia and Europe. They stand on a globe holding a biscuit tin with Huntley & Palmers' instantly recognisable garter and buckle label
Subject Date: Around 1880s
Publisher: Huntley & Palmers
 
Full Description: The use of tins enabled Huntley & Palmers biscuits to be exported across the world and in particular to the British colonies. By 1874 they boasted, 'seldom a ship sails from England that does not bear within his ribs a Reading biscuit'. At home Huntley & Palmers exploited their international fame, especially the grand prize from the Paris exhibition of 1878.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Dimensions: Height: 21.3cm, Width: 17.3cm
Subject: social history, trade <food mfr>, advertising, people, tin
Content Type: leaflet
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1997.82.274
Unique ID: rm-rm-1997_82_274~1_810-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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