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Flour store, 1920s
Flour store, 1920s
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Brief Description: Thousands of sacks of flour were handled each week at Huntley & Palmers stores
Subject Date: Around 1925
Full Description: By 1873-4 the firm's annual requirements of flour were more than 10,000 tons, costing just over £195,000, this now came from East Anglia as well as Berkshire. By the early twentieth century many tonnes of flour were bought at the London Corn Exchange. The sacks of flour shown in this photograph came from local mills such as Soundy's Abbey Mill and Caversham Mill in Reading.
Collection: Reading University Library
Place: Huntley & Palmers factory flour store, Reading, Berkshire
Dimensions: Height: 24.0cm, Width: 29.5cm
Subject: trade <food mfr>, agriculture <cultivation>
Content Type: photograph
Location: Reading University Library
Local Ref: HPOS272f
Unique ID: rm-ru-hpos272f~u_019-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading University Library
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