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Lipton Tea Tins Chronology

Author(s): Robin Mills

Year: 2015

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Embossed Lipton Tea tin cans are a ubiquitous form of material culture found in many sites throughout the Western states and Alaska. Tins dating from the early-20th century through about World War II used paper labels, which almost never survive archaeologically. Tins with paper labels were purchased on eBay, which provided enough information to allow dating of the embossed Lipton tins commonly found in sites.

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Lipton Tea Tins Chronology. Robin Mills. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Seattle, Washington. 2015 ( tDAR id: 434118)


Temporal Keywords
20th Century

Spatial Coverage

min long: -129.199; min lat: 24.495 ; max long: -66.973; max lat: 49.359 ;

Record Identifiers

PaperId(s): 44

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America