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Huntley & Palmers Biscuit Tin “LITERATURE” – 1901

Huntley & Palmers Biscuit Tin “LITERATURE” – 1901

This biscuit tin was made to simulate eight books with a simulated leather bindings and marbled end papers, bound by an imitation leather strap. The British biscuit tin came about when the Licensed Grocer’s Act of 1861 allowed groceries to be individually packaged and sold. Coinciding with the removal of the duty on paper for…

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