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Machine Operators, around 1925
 
   
Machine Operators, around 1925
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Brief Description: Production line machinery and workers rolling and cutting biscuit dough
Subject Date: Around 1925
 
Full Description: When George Palmer joined the bakery in 1841 there were only two small pieces of machinery in the business. Over the next 50 years, the process of biscuit manufacture was revolutionised, changing from a hand-made process to one carried out almost wholly by machines. After 1900 Huntley & Palmers suffered from a reluctance to update their machinery by purchasing new models.
 
Collection: Reading University Library
Place: Huntley & Palmers factory, Reading, Berkshire
Dimensions: Height: 24.4cm, Width: 29.8cm
Subject: trade <food mfr>, working life
Content Type: photograph
Location: Reading University Library
Local Ref: HPOS272d
Unique ID: rm-ru-hpos272d~u_037-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading University Library
 
 
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