Queen's Own Blend Breakfast Tea can

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1906-1930

GUSN

GUSN-19078

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

Descriptive Terms

canisters
cookware
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Tin
Painted
CANISTER, FOOD STORAGE

Label

In exhibit: "Boston Close Up" at the SPNEA One Bowdoin Square Gallery, November 9, 1999 - February 12, 2000.

Inscription

Painted on ends: ""Queen's Own Blend/ Breakfast Tea/ Distributed by S.S. Pierce""

Associated Person

Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

S.S. Pierce Co.

Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4.375 x 4 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.869

Places

Massachusetts (United States)