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Title: Chinese tea industry, loading tea into boxes

Accession Number: 1970.49
Type: watercolor and gouache
Maker: Tinqua (attributed to)
Place: China
Date: Circa 1850
Materials: paper
Description: Watercolor and gouache, attributed to Tinqua (active 1840-1870); part of series (1970.39-50) depicting Chinese Tea Industry from planting to shipping, c. 1850 or later, No. 11. 2 men under a pavilion are loading tea into boxes; 1 man is putting tea into baskets while a fourth is carrying baskets over his shoulders; 3 men stand or sit before the pavilion weaving covers for the tea boxes; river and mountains in the background; sheds on both sides of the pavilion.

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