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Souvenir cup, late nineteenth century
 
   
Souvenir cup, late nineteenth century
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Brief Description: Souvenir cup featuring an image of Huntley & Palmers factory
Subject Date: Late nineteenth century
 
Full Description: This souvenir cup features a late 19th century image of the Huntley & Palmers factory. By 1898 the factory dominated the eastern end of the town with its forest of chimneys and covered 24 acres between the Great Western Railway and the Kennet and Avon Canal.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Place: Biscuit Factory, Reading, Berkshire
Subject: social history, trade <food mfr>, advertising, domestic <table>, townscape, industry, cup
Content Type: cup
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1998.1.41
Unique ID: rm-rm-1998_1_41~1_002-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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