Tea Tin containing piece of Nelson's ship 'Victory'


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Description
Ridgway's tea tin containing 1 piece of wood from Nelson's Ship Victory. Tin has a hinged lid. The body of the tin is coloured white with red and blue text on the front to the right, with a coat of arms to the left. The lid has a raised edge rim, coloured gold, with a blue geometric rectangular design decorating. The centre of the lid is slightly inlayed with "REIGWAYS H M B Her Majesty's Blend Tea" printed.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal/Tin
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Signature/Marks and Type
Ridgway's/ tea/ 1lb Net Her Majesty's/ blend/ Sixteen ounces/ 454 grammes Label
Awarded Gold Medal San Francisco 1915./ Highest Honor India-Ceylon Teas Printed
Accession No
1979.130.1
Credit Line
Tea Tin containing piece of Nelson's ship 'Victory', 1979.130.1. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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