"Our Table Brand" Tea Tin

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1900 - 1925
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
ink (exterior decoration material)
Measurements
overall: 4 3/4 in x 4 9/16 in x 2 3/4 in; 12.065 cm x 11.58875 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
DL.257491.0025
catalog number
257491.0025
accession number
257491
Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
subject
Beverages
Tea Drinking
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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