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Miniature advert, around 1910
Miniature advert, around 1910
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Brief Description: Huntley & Palmers colour advertising leaflet, features a young girl pointing to biscuit tins in a cupboard
Subject Date: Around 1910
Publisher: Huntley & Palmers
Full Description: Huntley & Palmers included these miniature calendars in their tins as promotional gifts. On this calendar the young girl is pointing to a 'Factory Tin', this was the most common type of Huntley & Palmers biscuit tin. It features a bird's-eye view of the Reading Biscuit factory on its paper label. Also in the cupboard is a tin of Breakfast Biscuits, one of the company's most successful ranges worldwide at this period.
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Dimensions: Height: 7.5cm, Width: 4.9cm
Subject: social history, trade <food mfr>, advertising
Content Type: leaflet
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1997.82.345
Unique ID: rm-rm-1997_82_345~1_032-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
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