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Cake decorated like Huntley & Palmers new offices, 1937
 
   
Cake decorated like Huntley & Palmers new offices, 1937
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Brief Description: Front of an iced cake depicting Huntley & Palmers new office building
Subject Date: Around 1937
 
Full Description: This iced cake was probably made to commemorate the completion of the new office building on Kings Road in 1937. It also features views of Reading landmarks including the Town Hall, Caversham Bridge, the University and the Maiwand Lion in the Forbury Gardens. The Icing Department was responsible for the decorating of many royal wedding cakes; several generations of the Bryant family were head of this department.
 
Collection: Reading University Library
Place: Reading University, Caversham Bridge, Maiwand Lion, Forbury Gardens, Reading, Berkshire
Dimensions: Height: 15.0cm, Width: 24.6cm
Subject: trade <food mfr>, architecture, commemoratives, cake, building, landmarks, decoration
Content Type: photograph
Location: Reading University Library
Local Ref: HP263a
Unique ID: rm-ru-hp263a~u_022-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading University Library
 
 
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