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Salary bonus, 1926
 
   
Salary bonus, 1926
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Brief Description: Employees were to receive an extra week's salary to mark the visit of HRH the Prince of Wales on 12 May 1926
Subject Date: 1926
Publisher: Huntley & Palmers
 
Full Description: This small card would have been placed inside the employees' wage packet. The Prince of Wales's visit was postponed due to the General Strike between 3 and 13 May 1926. He visited Reading in June and had a crowded day of engagements, including a visit to Huntley & Palmers in what was mistakenly believed to be the company's centenary year - in fact the company was already 104 years old!
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Place: Biscuit Factory, Reading, Berkshire
Dimensions: Height: 7.5cm, Width: 6.7cm
Subject: social history, trade <food mfr>, commemoratives, communication <writing>, working life, royalty
Name Subject: Prince of Wales Edward
Content Type: document
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1997.82.49
Unique ID: rm-rm-1997_82_49~1_061-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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