Tin/ food

Object Number: 
2002.1.2249
Date: 
1900-1930
Medium: 
Metal, paper
Dimensions: 
3 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 2 7/8 in.
Description: 
This tea tin has a green paper label and an embossed lid. The front reads "Tetley's Tea Mixed/ Fragrant Absolutely Pure Delicious". The side has directions for preparation. The top is deeply embossed with an elephant's head with the trunk holding crates and reads "Joseph Tetley & Co., Inc./ New York-London", the bottom also embossed "Joseph Tetley & Co. Inc./ 108-110 Franklin St. New York".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group