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Title: Trade card for Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co., circa 1886

Accession Number: 1999.81
Type: trade card
Place: USA
Date: Circa 1886
Materials: paper
Description: Chromolithograph trade card; titled "T. AT C."; full color illustration of people seated for tea at sea; the vessel has apparently encountered rough seas, and tea time has been tossed; woman at end of table has tea spilling on to her lap; a baby in a high chair is tipping over; the captain continues to sip his tea; caption above captain reads "CAPTAIN/ Don't catch me/ Loosing my T"; board in background reads "THE TEAS AND COFFEES/ USED ON BOARD THIS SHIP/ ARE FROM/ THE GREAT ATLANTIC & PACIFIC/ TEA CO."; printed on bottom edge "COPYRIGHT 1886 BY THE GREAT ATLANTIC AND PACIFIC TEA COMPANY, NEW YORK."; reverse side has information about the product THEA-NECTAR; and Eight O'Clock Breakfast Coffee.

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