Poster in colour advertising Horniman's Tea. At the top is the legend 'HORNIMAN &Co./IMPORTERS/OF/TEA'. Below this are three illustrations: on the left and right are examples of packets of tea with various details printed on them; in the centre is a letter in Chinese script with a translation below it. Below this near the bottom of the poster on the left and right are two illustrations of scenes: on the left, of tea production in Shanghai; on the right, of warehouses in 30, 31 and 32 Wormwood Street, in the City of London. At the extreme bottom are the words: 'AGENT FOR HORNIMAN & Co's/PURE TEA,/the usual fine sorts, but the leaf not covered with colour'. Other text indicates the 'impolicy of permitting the use of artificial colour'. The poster is in a glass and wood frame.

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