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Huntley & Palmers biscuit catalogue

Huntley & Palmers biscuit catalogue

This session has been designed to support the study of local trade and industry in the Victorian period.

  • KS1, KS2 and KS3 
  • Introductory presentation on the development of Huntley & Palmers
  • Investigate historical source material including real objects from the period, maps and film
  • Online resources available to support your visit
     

Objectives:

  • Understand how Huntley & Palmers developed to a global enterprise, and how this fitted in with the wider impact of the Industrial Revolution on Britain
  • Understand how Reading changed as a result of the growth of Huntley & Palmers
  • Understand the development of biscuits and packaging over time
     

Date updated: 03 Nov 2016


Downloads:
File format File title Summary File size
PDF

Victorian clothing

Suggestions for what to wear on your visit

266KB

PDF

Victorian names

A list of popular Victorian names

246KB

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