Biscuit Tin

Title

Biscuit Tin

Subject

Tin containers

Description

Biscuit tin made of tinplate, off set litho printed, made to simulate eight books with simulated tooled leather bindings and marbled end papers, bound by an imitation leather strap.

Creator

Huntley & Palmers
Huntley, Boorne & Stevens

Source

http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O128063/biscuit-tin-literature/

Publisher

Victoria & Albert Museum
http://www.vam.ac.uk/

Rights

© Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Type

Physical Item

Identifier

Museum number VA: M.290-1983
AOB 22: 4-28-2012

Description Source

http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O128063/biscuit-tin-literature/

Creation date(s)

1901

Measurements

6 1/3 in x 6 1/3 in x 4 3/4 in; (16 cm x 16 cm x 12 cm)

Extent

Unknown

Current Location

Ironwork
Room 114c, case 21, shelf 3
Victoria & Albert Museum
Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL

Materials and Techniques

tin (metal);
imitation leather;
offset lithography

Creation Location

Reading, England

Provenance

Given by M. J. Franklin
Date Added
April 28, 2012
Collection
Book Objects
Item Type
Artifact
Tags
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Citation
Huntley & Palmers and Huntley, Boorne & Stevens, “Biscuit Tin,” An Open Book, accessed December 4, 2020, https://anopenbook.omeka.net/items/show/69.