Alice in Wonderland tinplate tea caddy (Mazawattee Tea)
Alice in Wonderland tinplate tea caddy (Mazawattee Tea)(i)
Arch Two , Area 9 |
Biscuit Tins (display)
This exhibit is from the collection of Sarah Leather
The four sides of the tin each hold a single titled printed scene with a decorate dborder, styled as oil paintings:
- "The White Rabbit"
- "The Mad Tea-Party"
- "The Story of the Mouse"
- "The Whole Pack rose up into the Air"
The lid illustration is a cropped version of the tea-party scene, and the sides of the lid read the "MAZAWATEE TEA" in bold capitals.
The base of the tin carries the words, "Decorated and Manufactured at Mazawattee Works, New Cross, London, 1lb for 2/-"