Tetley's Choice Tea canister

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1890-1930

GUSN

GUSN-19280

Description

Tin canister for Tetley tea. Hinged lid. Painted red w/ yellow and green floral detail. Trademark elephant on lid.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Painted on front: ""TETLEY'S CHOICE TEA REGD..."" Painted on lid: ""TRADEMARK/ INDIA CEYLON""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Tetley's Choice Tea (Maker)

Location of Origin

London, England

Dimensions

8 x 5.5 x 5.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1040