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Box of tea

Box of tea
Title
Box of tea
Date 
ca. 1873
Medium 
Cardboard, tea
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 2 1/8 x 2 5/8 in. ( 6 x 5.4 x 6.7 cm )
Description 
Cardboard box printed in brown with lattice-work pattern and inscription; tea inside.
Credit Line 
Gift of Herbert D. Halsey
Object Number 
Z.926
Marks 
printed: on front of box: "PACIFIC MAIL STR&R.R./ O.T.Co./ Extra Curious/ FORMOSA TEA/ IMPORTED BY ORIENTAL TEA CO./ 1873./ 85 Court St. BOSTON."
Gallery Label 
According to a note written on the paper wrapper in which this and other objects were found, it is a relic collected by Herbert D. Halsey, and was donated in 1941.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group