|Object ID #||1955.008.001|
|Title||Tea Tabloids Tin|
|Lexicon category||5: T&E For Science & Technology|
|Year Range from||1906|
|Year Range to||1920|
|Made||Made for the Burroughs, Wellcome & Co.|
|Place of Origin||London, England|
Tabloids tea tin with hinged lid. English brand of tea. Tin shows a method of packaging and selling tea. Has tea pellets still intact inside it. Post 1906 as it has a dated seal on it. The tin has a fancy lithographed illustration of a woman's hand dropping a tea tabloid into her tea cup. The product was produced by the Burroughs, Wellcome & Co. of London, England.
A = Tin B= Leaflet The leaflet is one sheet of paper, printed on both sides. One side has advertising for compressed tea tabloids, and has a facsimile of the box. The other side advertises a sugar substitute called "Tabloid Saxin".
|Makers mark||Printed information|
This tea product was manufactured by the Burroughs, Wellcome & Co. factory of London, England. This company also made medical / pharmaceutical items. They were located at the Snow Hill Buildings, London, England, but also had a branch in Montreal and other colonial distribution branches.
Belonged to a Mr. Robert Elliott of Sydenham Township and then Osborne Elliott.
|Collection||Commercial Equipment Collection|
|Dimensions||H-2.5 W-8.2 L-5.7 cm|