Here is a vintage advertisement for the “rapid” tea pot and a coffee urn & cafetiere which were patented by General Hutchinson. The sole manufacturer of the equipment was Henry Loveridge & Co., of Wolverhampton. I scanned the original ad from Mrs. Beeton’s Book of Household Management, circa 1888. Click on image to enlarge.
Here is a lovely Victorian advertising card for Lion Coffee. The front of the card features an illustration of a beautiful yellow rose over a body of water with a small waterfall that appears to be frozen into icicles, in the foreground. The background to the left of the rose shows a country scene in…
Here is a Victorian advertising card for Arbuckle’s Ariosa coffee. The front of the card includes an illustration of four birds. Three of the birds are nestled in deep grass and one bird is about to fly off (or is perhaps returning to the others in the grass). From the information included on the back of this…
This vintage illustration of a coffee grinder is from the 1897-8 H. O’neill & Co. catalogue. The grinder had a wood frame and cost 50 cents. Click on image to enlarge.
Here is a vintage business postcard from the office of the National Essence for Coffee Company, dated June 17, 1897. The postcard was sent to acknowledge receipt of $16.66 that was paid to settle an invoice dated June 8th. Click on images to enlarge.
This vintage catalogue listing features an elegant Imperial Tea Pot and Coffee Pot. Prices for each ranged from 75 cents for the one pint size to $1.60 for 6 pints. I scanned this image from The Wanamaker Stores 1903-4 Holiday Catalogue. Here is a black and white clip art version of the tea pot and coffee pot…
This engraving of a large coffee and tea service is from The Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue, published for the proprietors, by George Virtue in London, 1851. This beautiful set was a work of Mr. John Ridgway of Cauldron Place, Staffordshire Potteries. Click on image to enlarge.
The various pieces of this silver and gilt tea and coffee set were modelled from the pitcher plant and the tray on which they are placed from a leaf of the Victoria Regia. This beautiful engraving is from The Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue, published for the proprietors, by George Virtue in London, 1851. Click on image to enlarge.
This lovely coffee and tea set engraving is from The Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue, published for the proprietors, by George Virtue in London, 1851. The ornamental set was a work of Broadhead & Atkin of Sheffield, manufacturers of silver and plated goods and includes: a coffeepot, teapot, cream jug and sugar basin. Click on image to enlarge.
Here is a lovely vintage clip art coffee and tea set. The images are from The Wanamaker Stores 1903-4 Holiday Catalogue. This set includes a coffee pot (top left), a tea pot (top right), cream pitcher, sugar bowl and spoon holder. Click on image to enlarge
This antique tea set is from the November 1878 issue of the American Agriculturist magazine. The set includes: a coffee pot, a tea pot, a water pot, a sugar bowl, a cream cup and a slop bowl. Click on image to enlarge.
Here is an aged catalogue listing for an aluminum coffee pot and a nickel plated coffee pot. The images are from a 1916 catalogue. Plus a black and white clip art version of each vintage coffee pot image. Click on images to enlarge.