Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

A Tea Tip


The front panel has a blue edge with a gold frame around the title. There is a white rose in the center. The back panel has a blue edge and a gold Victorian frame. Inside the frame is a drawing of a box of White Rose Ceylon tea and the text: There's everything in a name when it stands for an established product of recognized merit. When people want good tea, they do not merely ask for "good tea" -- they ask for White Rose Ceylon tea. It means the same thing and is more definite. Seeman Brothers New York. Inside is a mechanical card of a woman lifting a cup of tea to her lips. The cup moves to her lips when the card is opened. The reasons for using White Rose tea are also included.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: Hayes Litho Co. (Buffalo, N.Y.)

Brand Name: White Rose Tea

Publisher: Seeman Brothers (New York, N.Y.)

1923 (ca.)

12 p.

14.0 x 8.3 cm

Trade Cards

Language: English

Key term: Teas

Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: A Tea Tip. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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