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Object ID # 1959.002.032ab
Object Name Kitchen, Play
Title Lithographed Tin Toy Tea Pot
Lexicon category 9: Recreational Artifacts
Date c. 1906
Description Red tin teapot with green. Printed pictures of brown and white dogs, grey kitten and a black and white kitten pulling ribbons on its exterior. See RELATED items for other parts to the set.
Provenance Previously owned by Jean Reid (née Givens), b. 1899-d. 1991, who was married to William G. Reid.
Her parents were Mr. and Mrs. James Givens of the Massie district of Holland Township, Grey County. Her parents married in 1898 and were farmers. She mentioned that the toys she donated had belonged to her circa 1906. She later resided in Owen Sound, Grey County.

Her parents are buried at Greenwood Cemetery, in Owen Sound.
Collection Toys & Games, 20th-c Collection
Material Metal/Ink
Found Holland Township (formerly), Township of Chatsworth, Grey County
People Givens, Mary Ann
Givens, James
Reid, Jean
Subjects Cats
Children's tea parties
Children playing with toys
Children playing adults
Search Terms Massie
Function This lithographed (printed) tin toy teapot is part of a matching doll dish set. It is a plaything that a girl would play with.