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Tetley's India & Ceylon Tea can

Description

Tin tea canister painted w/ red backgrounds and yellow sunflowers, green leaves. Lid w/ hinge on back.

Details

Maker
Tetley's Choice Tea (Maker)
Date
1890-1930
Inscriptions
Engraved on base: ""Made in England"" Painted inside lid: ""Tetley's Choice Tea/ 5 & 7 Fenchurch St./ LONDON, England/ 13 & 15 White St./ NEW YORK/ Trademark/ 40 River Street/ Chicago/ 289 Young Street/ Winnipeg/ Branches throughout the/ United States & Canada""--[also directions for making]
Location of origin
London, England
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
CANISTER, FOOD STORAGE
canisters
cookware
Painted
painting (coating)
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
4.625 x 3.25 x 3.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.870
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19079

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