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Tea plant (Camellia sinensis): flowering stem with sectioned leaf and many floral segments. Coloured engraving by J. Miller, c. 1771.

Miller, John, 1715-1790?
Date
10 December 1771

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Description

Tea, long cultivated by the Chinese, became the world's most popular caffeine drink

Lettering

Green tea. ; Painted & engraved by J. Miller

Publication/Creation

[London] publish'd according to Act of Parliament, 10 December 1771.

Physical description

1 print : engraving, with watercolour

Notes

Two copies of the print are held

Exhibitions note

Exhibited in "A Tea Journey: from the mountains to the table", Compton Verney, 6 July - 22 September 2019 UkLW

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 24552i

Language

  • English


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