Box of tea

Object Number: 
Z.926
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 )
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."
Description: 
Cardboard box printed in brown with lattice-work pattern and inscription; tea inside.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Herbert D. Halsey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group