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1875: Growing Tea in Assam. Six hand colored, old engraved images from Harper's Weekly, showing the process of growing and packing tea in Assam (an Indian province in the Eastern Himalayas). Text between the images describes the history of tea cultivation in Assam.
11x16 in. $60
1854 Tea Plantation Scene in Java. This item is an article about the island of Java, with two engraved illustrations, from an 1854 issue of Gleason's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion. The top engraving is titled "A Tea Plantation at Simpar." It shows fields of tea plants, with a smoking volcano in the distance. The article describes the history, geography and people of the island, but tea cultivation is not mentioned. The bottom engraving is a view of the Dutch governor's mansion in the city of Sourabaya. 11x16 in. $30
1893 Ad for Lipton Tea. Half-page engraved advertisement for Lipton Tea, from the May 27, 1893 Illustrated London News. Features a young woman in South Asian dress, drinking a cup of tea. The ad boasts that Lipton was the largest tea, coffee and provision dealer in the world. At the bottom of the page are ads for bread knives, pocket watches and beauty cream. 11x16 in. $30
1893 Ad: United Kingdom Tea Company. Full-page engraved advertisement for the United Kingdom Tea Company, from the April 8, 1893 Illustrated London News. Contains an image of three Victorian women drinking tea, and information on the low prices and high quality of their product. Would look great in a frame! 11x16 in. $40
1874 Tea Cultivation in Japan. Eight engraved images on one page from the Aug. 22, 1874 issue of Harper's Bazar. Each engraving has a separate caption: 1) Preparations Before Sowing the Tea Seed; 2) Manuring the Plant; 3) Planting Out in the Third Year; 4) Picking the Leaves; 5) Sifting the Leaf; 6) Separating the Leaves after Firing; 7)Rubbing the Leaf; and 8) Cooling the Leaf After Steaming. 11x16 in. $30
1852 Tea Cultivation Scene. Engraving from an 1852 issue of Gleason's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion, titled "A Representation of the Process of Tea Cultivation." Shows a plantation owner of European descent seated on a chair under the shade of an umbrella, while native workers tend the tea plants. 8x11 in. $30
1857 Chinese Girl Gathering Tea. Page from an 1857 issue of Ballou's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion, containing three images and an article pertaining to China. The top image shows a young Chinese girl picking tea leaves. The bottom two images are of soldiers in the Chinese army. The article pertains mainly to the strengths and weaknesses of China's military.
11x16 in. $40
1895: Growing Tea in Ceylon. Eight hand tinted photographic scenes on one page from Harper's Weekly, showing the processes used for harvesting and processing tea on the island of Ceylon. 11x16 in. $50
Black & White: $40
On Board a Tea-Trader. Four hand colored wood engravings from the April 9, 1892 issue of Harper's Weekly. Captions for the images are, The Forecastle; Unloading Tea; The Chinese Kitchen; and Types of Malay Sailors. 11x16 in. $60
Black & White: $50
1857 Picture of a woman gathering tea. Elegant engraved imaged titled,"Chinese Woman Gathering Tea," from The Illustrated London News. Shows scene of a Chinese Woman gathering tea. 11 x 16in. $40
Pictures of tea being gathered and produced in China. Elegant hand colored engraved images titled,"Chinese Tea Scenes." Shows scenes of the process of producing tea in China.
11 x 14in. $40
1876 New York City - The Martha Washington Reception and Centennial Tea Party at the Academy of Music, Irving and Nilsson Halls, Tuesday, February 22d, In Aid of the Floating Hospital Fund of St. John's Guild-Serving Tea and Selling Cups and Saucers in Irving Hall. Wood engraving from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper dated March 11, 1876 titled, "New York City" by Hyde. 22x16in. $60
1880 "At Tea" - Dr. Johnson at Mrs. Thrale's - from a painting by Beatrice Meyer. Wood engraving from Harper's Weekly titled, "At Tea" - Dr. Johnson at Mrs. Thrale's," dated May 8, 1880 11x16in. $50
Black & White: $40
1867 Article titled "The Ship Golden State Has Arrived With 22,000 Half Chests of the Finest Japan Teas to the Great American Tea Company" from Harper's Weekly, dated June 29, 1867, along with other articles describing tea.
1852 A Representation of the Process of Tea Cultivation, wood engraving in Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, dated March 6, 1852 11.5x11in. $40
Black & White: $30
1859 Tea Culture in the United States from Harper's New Monthly Magazine, five book pages, front and back, describing tea culture, locations it's grown, preparation, including diagrams of the tea plant.6.5x9.5in. $30
1914 Colored advertisement for Lipton's Tea which shows a woman serving a tray of tall glasses of iced tea to an elderly woman in a rocking chair on a porch. Shown on bottom of page is a box of Lipton's Tea.
14 x 10 in. $50
1893 Christmas Number wood engraving from the S.F. News Letter titled, "Ye Bachelor," from the Original Painting by Von D. Goldmann. Image shows a gentleman holding a sewing needle as his teacup sits nearby.
12 x 8-1/2 in. $30
1875 Hand colored double-page wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "A Cup of Tea," from the Painting by M. Perugini. Image shows a lovely woman sipping hot tea with her teaspoon.
22 x 16 in. $60
Black & White: $50
1892 The Graphic advertisement for the United Kingdom Tea Company, Ltd., London. Advertisement on entire page shows their three-women trademark and the various sizes of tea cannisters they sell. Other pertinent information about their tea is explained as well.
16 x 11-1/2 in. $40
1896 Advertisement for Lipton's Teas which was featured in The Graphic, as well as The Illustrated London News in 1897. Image shows the plantation in Ceylon which was one of Lipton's Tea-Gardens. Even the Queen, Her Majesty was presented Lipton Tea by Special Appointment.
11 x 8 in. $30
Half-paged wood engraved advertisement for the United Kingdom Tea Company's Teas, which were used "all over the world." Image shows very tiny men lowering a large cannister of tea down from a table laden with a tea service, as other tiny men try figuring out a safe way to get down from a large chair, as a woman of normal size rests nearby in her rocker.
11 x 8-1/2 in. $30
1890 The Graphic wood engraved advertisement for the United Kingdom Tea Company, Limited on bottom of page. Image shows a few men in a large tent sipping some hot, delicious tea. Bottom of image shows dialogue between the two men.
16 x 11 in. $30
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