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[English and Scottish Joint Co-operative Wholesale Society tea game card sets].
BANC PIC 2015.073--PIC
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Title:

[English and Scottish Joint Co-operative Wholesale Society tea game card sets]

Creator/Contributor:

English and Scottish Joint Co-operative Wholesale Society, creator, publisher.

Abstract:

Two complete sets, 12 cards per set, issued by the English and Scottish Joint Co-operative Society, pertaining to their activities in the British tea trade. One set of 12 cards illustrates various aspects of the trade, including views of estate, factory, planting, picking and packaging in Ceylon; blending and packing machinery; overseas shipping; C.W.S. warehouses in London and Salford; and scenes of domestic retail and home use. Printed on back of this set: English and Scottish Joint C.W.S. tea is filling the nation's pot. The other set pertains specifically to the Society's Rose of the Orient film series (released 1935), and is illustrated by scenes of planting, picking, fermenting and spreading seeds; scenes of Ceylon plantation laborers at school, playing music and at other gatherings; and historical scenes of Queen Catherine and Dr. Samuel Johnson enjoying tea. Printed on the back of this set: The Rose of the Orient film series. English and Scottish Joint C.W.S. tea is filling the nation's teapot.

Date:

1935 (issued)

Subject:

e-uk--- -- a-ce---
English and Scottish Joint Co-operative Wholesale Society -- Pictorial works
The Rose of the orient -- Pictorial works
Tea trade -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works
Tea trade -- Sri Lanka -- Pictorial works
Tea -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works
Tea -- Sri Lanka -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Printed at bottom of Rose of the Orient card set: C.W.S. Printing Works, Longsight, Manchester.
English and Scottish Joint Co-operative Wholesale Society tea game card sets, BANC PIC 2015.073, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase ; from Kevin Jackson ; 2015.

Type:

graphic
Collecting cards.
Game cards.

Physical Description:

print
24 prints in 2 folders : color lithographs ; 9 x 7 cm (game card format)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2015.073--PIC

Origin:

California