Box of Tea

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-40469

Description

Cardboard box of tea.

Details

Descriptive Terms

caddies
cardboard
Canister, Food StorageCanister, TeaCanister, Tea

Inscription

"DARTMOUTH / E. I. Co. / BOMEA TEA / Destroyed by the / BOSTON TEA PARTY / 1775 / Griffin's Wharf, Boston" (printed)
"PACIFIC MAIL ST & R.R./ O. T. Co. / Extra Curious / FORMOSA TEA / IMPORTED BY / ORIENTAL TEA CO. / 1873 / 85 Court St., BOSTON" (printed)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Storage Equipment

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Eustis

Accession Number

1940.186