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The Queen Mother at Huntley and Palmers, Reading (three of seven)

Photograph from Reading Chronicle Collection - October 1955

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Mr Jack Bryant demonstrating the icing of cakes to the Queen Mother on her visit to Huntley and Palmers.

The Queen Mother was photographed touring Huntley and Palmers, where she was shown around by R.H.R. Palmer. She met the directors, workers, and pensioners associated with the company, and had a tour of the factory, where she was presented with a replica of her wedding cake. Mr Jack Bryant demonstrated the icing of cakes to the Queen Mother. She visited Reading to open the new Technical College, and had lunch in the Town Hall.

This photograph published in the Berkshire Chronicle on 28 October 1955

Museum object number REDMG : 1980.36.C197.1c

See related topic: Four Bs

See related topic: Reading Chronicle: Royalty