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Queen's Own Blend Breakfast Tea can

1998.869 (RS23711)

Description

Decorated tea canister w/ image of Queen Victoria on 2 ends, sides decorated in painted green weave design. Screw round lid on top decorated w/ insignia bearing the letters "S" "S" & "P".

Details

Label
In exhibit: "Boston Close Up" at the SPNEA One Bowdoin Square Gallery, November 9, 1999 - February 12, 2000.
Maker
unknown
Date
1906-1930
Inscriptions
Painted on ends: ""Queen's Own Blend/ Breakfast Tea/ Distributed by S.S. Pierce""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
CANISTER, FOOD STORAGE
canisters
cookware
Painted
painting (coating)
Tin
tin (metal)
People and organizations
S.S. Pierce Co.
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901
Dimensions
4.375 x 4 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.869
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19078

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