Tetley's India & Ceylon Tea can

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1890-1930

GUSN

GUSN-19079

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

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]

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Tetley's Choice Tea (Maker)

Location of Origin

London, England

Dimensions

4.625 x 3.25 x 3.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.870