Biscuit tin in the shape of a windmill

Biscuit tin in the shape of a windmill

Biscuit tin in the shape of a windmill
Huntley & Palmers
Probably manufactured by Huntley, Boone & Stevens
Britain
1924
Lithograph printed tin
Museum no. M.388-1983

It is unusual to find decorative additions, such as the blades on this windmill tin, intact, as tins were often played with by children. A particularly charming detail on this tin is the miller's wife in the doorway, holding a large tin of Huntley & Palmers biscuits.