"Our Table Brand" Tea Tin

"Our Table Brand" Tea Tin

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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.
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Object Name
tin, tea
date made
ca 1900 - 1925
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
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
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
Tea Drinking
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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