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Seventh Wonder of the Commercial World, around 1910
 
   
Seventh Wonder of the Commercial World, around 1910
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Brief Description: The booklet entitled 'The Seventh Wonder of the Commercial World' provides a descriptive article on the biscuit manufactury at Reading
Subject Date: Around 1910
Publisher: Illustrated London News
 
Full Description: This booklet was a reprint of an article on Huntley & Palmers and Reading that appeared in the Illustrated London News. 'The Seventh Wonder of the Commercial World' was coined by the Daily Telegraph. The article states 'The feature which makes the greatest impression upon Visitors is the absolute cleanliness which characterises all the operations inside the factory..... What however cannot be realised by the average visitor is the minute and scrupulous care exercised in every department in order that none but the purest ingredients may be employed..... of the broken biscuits (taken) out, about three tons are distributed in paper bags to the workpeople every Saturday.'
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Place: Reading, Berkshire
Dimensions: Height: 20.0cm, Width: 15.5cm
Subject: social history, trade <food mfr>, advertising
Content Type: booklet
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1997.82.535
Unique ID: rm-rm-1997_82_535~1_045-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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