- Pattern: Harrods of Knightsbridge
- Made in England
- Vintage: 1985 – 1990’s
- Details: This is such a beautiful cookie tin! It features a painting by artist Vic Millington of the famous Harrods of Knightsbridge London store façade. This was painted in 1985, however, it features an early 20th century scene with buggies, horses and an early delivery car. There are pretty flowers in baskets being sold by a street vendor. Really beautiful scene of every day London in the early 20th century, it is signed by the artist. The tin is green with a gold filigree border. The back has information of the cookies that originally sold in this tin, the tin is empty. Material: Metal / Tin
- Dimensions: 10.25 inches Long, 7.5 inches Wide and 1.75 inches Tall
- Condition: Vintage-Used. Very Good Condition. There are a couple of faint scratches but no dents. There is no rust inside or out. PLEASE SEE PICTURES BEFORE PURCHASING. Please remember these are ANTIQUE and VINTAGE items, they are NOT new. Every effort has been made to show scratches, wear and tear and imperfections. Refunds will not be given unless there’s gross misrepresentation of condition.
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Harrods is a department store located on Brompton Road in Knightsbridge, London, England. It was founded 1849; 171 years ago, by Charles Henry Harrod. The store occupies a 5-acre site and has 330 departments covering 1.1 million sq ft of retail space. It is one of the largest and most famous department stores in Europe. They are well known especially during Christmas, their seasonal Christmas department includes food halls, lavish decorations and beautiful decor. The Harrods motto is “Omnia Omnibus Ubique”, which is Latin for “all things for all people, everywhere”.
Vic Millington is an artist, born in Leicester, England in 1943. Vic received no formal art training and is self-taught, working in acrylic watercolors. He is best known for his railway paintings also done in the 1980’s. He comes from a long line of railway men, stretching back to 1835 when his great-great grandfather was on the footplate of the Leicester and Swannington Railway.