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Accession number: 75.J.27A-B
Category: container
Object type: Tea
Date: circa 1900
Materials: Metal
Measurements: 11.5 cm L x 9.5 cm W x 16 cm HA-B are identical in size
Marks/Label: Top: THE LONGEST REIGN IN HISTORY 1837. On the long side showing the young queen are the words send her victorious happy and glorious long to reign over us. On the long side showing the older queen are the words God save our gracious queen long live our noble queen.
Narrative: Tea tin was made to commemorate Queen Victoria's jubilee, 1837-1901.
Description: Two tea tins: A: decorated with pictures of Queen Victoria; top opens with hinge. Top has a picture of the Queen, with a border of print around the edge. Long sides have pictures of the young Queen Victoria, and the older Queen, with words in a scroll shape. Short sides have a picture of a soldier in a red uniform, and a navy man in a blue uniform. B: same as above

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