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Breakfast Biscuits, 1894
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Brief Description: Huntley & Palmers advertising leaflet in French for Breakfast Biscuits
Subject Date: 1894
Publisher: Huntley & Palmers
 
Full Description: This 1894 leaflet appears to be introducing the Breakfast Biscuit, invented by Walter Palmer, to the French market. Walter was a trained scientist and had been trying to perfect a medicated biscuit which included yeast for his friend George Meredith. Walter's wife Jean was a leading literary and society hostess. They often hosted literary parties at Westfield, their Reading home, and their guests included Oscar Wilde and his wife Constance, George Meredith, John Ruskin and Isadora Duncan.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Place: France
Dimensions: Height: 17.1cm, Width: 12.7cm
Subject: social history, trade <food mfr>, advertising
Content Type: leaflet
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1997.82.208
Unique ID: rm-rm-1997_82_208~1_157-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
 
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