Ministry of Food Purchaser's Shopping Card

Ministry of Food Control, Author

This is one of the Ration Card in our collection. It was made in London, England, Great Britain in Jan 1920-Apr 1920.
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Measurements
116 x 78 mm folded
116 x 155 mm unfolded
Media
pencil and photo-mechanical print on card
Description
Small white card folded in half. Heading states "MINISTRY OF FOOD. / PURCHASER'S SHOPPING CARD." The card provides space for A. The retailer's name and address, B. The purchaser's name and address., on the back are the Instructions points 1-12 including the penalty for misuse. Inside the card is a table to be completed with dates ranging from 12th Jan 1920 - 5th April 1920 across the top, down the sides are listed "BUTTER / SUGAR / SPARE" as well as the number of persons registered. This card has only been completed for sugar from 12 Jan 1920 - 9th Feb 1920 purchased from Bryants Stores on Hereford Road London W
Credit Line
Collection of The Edith Collier Trust, in the permanent care of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui.
Collection Type
Archives
Loans
Acquisition Date
Circa 1985

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Accession Number:
A2015/1/572

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