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Verigotta, Syed.

Syed Verigotta is now selling Phillips & Co.'s celebrated teas at the provision stores.

[India?], [approximately 1900?]
Physical Description:
1 sheet : color illustrations ; 32 x 23 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2012 49m
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Syed Verigotta's visit to Cheshire, England, is noted in the Cheshire Observer for September 29, 1894: "Syed Verigotta, the Indian tea planter of the celebrated Kholapore tea gardens, is now at G. Denson and Co.'s stores, 41, Bridge-Street," where he will appear in "native costume."
The firm of Phillips & Co., tea merchants, was based at 8 King William-Street, London, in the latter half of the 19th century.
Advertisement for Phillips & Co. teas, to be had in the provision stores of Syed Verigotta. The sheet features a photographic portrait of Verigotta at center, around which are illustrations of birds in Japanese (?) costume.
Subject Terms:
Phillips & Co. (London, England)
Tea -- Great Britain.
Tea -- India.
Tea trade -- Great Britain.
Tea trade -- India.
Verigotta, Syed.
Color woodcuts -- 1900.

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