Cat Wagon lithographed tinplate box (Mazawattee Tea)

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Exhibit

Cat Wagon lithographed tinplate box (Mazawattee Tea)

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location:
Arch Two , Area 9
Biscuit Tins (display)
Shelf 3


A horizontal rectangular lithographed tinplate box, with gold sides and and an illustrated lid showing a number of partying cats riding a wagon hauled by a dog, with a pennant reading "Mazawattee Tea".

Artwork

The box was probably made in the 1920s, and it's quite likely that the artist may have been Louis Wain, an illustrator famous or his anthropomorphic cat illustrations, who is known to have created a number of other designs for Mazwattee Tea.

"Cat Wagon" artwork, Mazawattee Tea

This exhibit is from the collection of Sarah Leather


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