The British Hong-Kong Tea Company, London

Hugh Farmer: Does anyone know if this London company had any connection to Hong Kong apart from in its name?

This advert is from 1847 courtesy of the superb British website I don’t know where it was originally published.

Note that “Nobility, Gentry, Clergy, Hotel & Boarding House Keepers …may be supplied with packages”. That leaves most of us out then.

British Hong-Kong Tea Company

This article was first posted on 1st March 2014.


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