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[English and Scottish Joint Co-operative Wholesale Society tea game card set].
BANC PIC 2015.074--PIC
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Title:

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

Creator/Contributor:

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

Abstract:

Complete set of numbered cards issued by the English and Scottish Joint Co-operative Society pertaining to the history of the British tea trade and international tea culture. Fronts of cards are illustrated by various subjects, including teapots from China and England, tea bowls from Japan, the clipper tea ships Cutty Sark and Lightning, scenes of tea distribution and sales in London, early British tea advertisements, and scenes of tea drinking in Japan and China. Back of each card includes an extensive description of the subject printed on front, and the text: English & Scottish Joint C.W.S. tea is filling the nation's teapot.

Date:

1935 (issued)

Subject:

English and Scottish Joint Co-operative Wholesale Society -- Pictorial works
Tea trade -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works
Tea -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works
Tea -- Japan -- Pictorial works
Tea -- China -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
English and Scottish Joint Co-operative Wholesale Society tea game card set, BANC PIC 2015.074, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase ; from Kevin Jackson ; 2015.
The English and Scottish Joint Co-operative Wholesale Society's printing house was in Longsight, Manchester, where it printed several sets of cards pertaining to the British tea trade in the 1930s (cf. http://www.wopc.co.uk/uk/cws/ ).

Type:

graphic
Collecting cards.
Game cards.

Physical Description:

print
12 prints in 1 folder : color lithographs ; 9 x 7 cm (game card format)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2015.074--PIC

Origin:

California