"Our Table Brand" Tea Tin

Rectangular, chromolithographed retail tin for "Our Table Brand" black tea, sold by Webster-Thomas Tea and Coffee Company, Boston; half-pound size. Printed in red and black on a yellow ground with a depiction of "THE BOSTON TEA PARTY" on both sides of the container, product information on its ends, and an account of the event on the hinged lid with clasp.
Currently not on view
Object Name
tin, tea
date made
ca 1900 - 1925
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
ink (exterior decoration material)
overall: 4 3/4 in x 4 5/8 in x 2 5/8 in; 12.065 cm x 11.7475 cm x 6.6675 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
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