Tetley's India & Ceylon Tea can

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1890-1930

GUSN

GUSN-19080

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

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""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Tetley's Choice Tea (Maker)

Location of Origin

London, England

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

8 x 5.5 x 5.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.871