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The Victoria Tea Company, tea merchants

The Victoria Tea Company, tea merchants

Printer: Unknown

Medium: Print on paper

Date: 1885

Shelfmark: Evan.6678

Item number: 6678

Genre: Leaflet

Tea became particularly popular in the 19th century, because leaves could be used several times without a significant difference in taste. The middle of the century saw a widespread reduction in the price of tea, following the introduction of black tea from Sri Lanka. But before this, working class families would use tea leaves many times to save money.

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