Museum Christmas Card Pack: Entrance of Huntley & Palmers Office Building

Museum Christmas Card Pack: Entrance of Huntley & Palmers Office Building

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Pack of six cards and envelopes featuring artwork from the collection; Entrance of Huntley & Palmers Office Building, Reading. Oil on canvas by Leslie Carr, about 1937 ©Reading Museum    

 

In 1936 Huntley & Palmers demolished its Victorian office buildings on King's Road in order to build a much grander office front to the biscuit factory. The new building opened in 1937 and included an impressive main entrance which can be seen in this painting, at Christmas time.

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