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John Bull making hop-tea in front of a hop grower and his workers; representing adulteration of beer by brewers. Chromolithograph by T. Merry, 1890, after himself.

Merry, Tom, 1852-1902.
Date
11 October 1890
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Credit: John Bull making hop-tea in front of a hop grower and his workers; representing adulteration of beer by brewers. Chromolithograph by T. Merry, 1890, after himself. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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Publication/Creation

[London] (21, John Street, Adelphi, W. C.) : printed and published by the publishing company, 11 October 1890.

Physical description

1 print : chromolithograph ; image 30.5 x 47.2 cm

Lettering

St. Stephen's Review Presentation Cartoon, Octr. 11th, 1890. Hop-tea. John Bull (loq.): "well, Mr. Bung, I shall make tea of my hops, to blend with Indian, as you are not honest enough to use them for your beer. No wonder your 'tied' houses don't get their licenses renewed." Tom Merry del et lith.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 25922i

Lettering note

Lettering on the barrel in the image reads "Gentian Quassia hop substitutes"
Lettering on the tin of tea depicted reads "patent hop tea Indian tea with English hops"

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