Contributed by Tate House Museum
The Tate family, who moved from Britain to Portland in about 1750, observed the social ritual of tea drinking in their Portland home.
This elegant English brass kettle, featuring an imitation red lacquer handle, is documented to the historic Parson Smith House of Windham.
George Tate (1750-1794) was the king's mast agent, securing white pines for use by the Royal Navy.
About This Item
- Title: Kettle, Windham, ca. 1765
- Creation Date: circa 1765
- Subject Date: circa 1765
- Town: Portland, Windham
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Brass
- Dimensions: 21.59 cm x 13.34 cm
- Local Code: 1957.19
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:Tate House Museum
1267 Westbrook Street, Portland, ME 04102
Cross Reference Searches
LC Subject Headings
- Merchants--United States--History--19th century
- Tate Family
- Merchants--United States--History--18th century
- Smith, Peter Thatcher--Homes and haunts--Maine--Windham
- Tate, George, 1700-1794--Homes and haunts--Maine--Portland
- Tate, George, 1700-1794
- Smith, Peter Thatcher
- Ship captains--England
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