Biscuit tin; Huntley & Palmers; Unknown; CR1980.128

Name/Title

Biscuit tin

About this object

Large biscuit tin that holds nine 1/2 lb packets of cream cream biscuits. Labelled "SUPERIOR READING BISCUITS". "HUNTLEY & PALMERS CREAM CRACKERS" Not quite square tin with hinged lid. See www.huntleyandpalmers.org.uk for additional details about these tins.

Maker

Huntley & Palmers

Maker Role

Biscuit makers

Date Made

Unknown

Place Made

United Kingdom, England, Reading

Medium and Materials

Tin, paper label

Inscription and Marks

Label on top and from with Huntley & Palmer's, garter and buckle trademark, plus "SUPERIOR READING BISCUITS", "HUNTLEY & PALMERS BISCUITS", 'CREAM CRACKERS, 9 1/2 LB Packets 9" "READING LONDON NEW ZEALAND" along bottom of label. Embossed on bottom of tin in a cross: AULSEBROOKS and HUNTLEY PALMERS.

Measurements

H 250mm x L 235mm x W 220mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Packaging

Subject and Association Keywords

Containers

Subject and Association Keywords

Food container

Credit Line

From the Collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Containers

Object number

CR1980.128

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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