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Tetley's India & Ceylon Tea can

1998.871 (RS23712)

Description

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

Details

Maker
Tetley's Choice Tea (Maker)
Date
1890-1930
Inscriptions
Painted on front: ""Guaranteed only if the seal bearing our Name is unbroken/ TETLEY'S CHOICE TEA Regd"" Painted on lid: ""TRADE MARK/ INDIA CEYLON""
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
8 x 5.5 x 5.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.871
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19080

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