Tea Container, 1875

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Tea Container, 1875

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | April 23, 2019

This commemorative tea container was made to celebrate the centennial of the Battle of Bunker Hill during the American Revolutionary War in 1875. It was produced by The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company of Saint Paul.