OLD APPLE TREE : FORMOSA TEA

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Old Apple Tree : Formosa Tea

Color woodcut, undated c.1900.
Image size 14 1/2 x 12 1/4" (36.8 x 31 cm).
Good condition and color save for some minor creases along sheet edges.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 98600
Price: $250.00
Publisher :
An unusual and decorative advertising tea label.. The tea advertised is for standard Formosa (Taiwan) tea. These labels are printed on thin rice paper and an ink that is highly susceptible to water. The prints are extremely fragile which likely explains their rarity. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Advertising Broadsides