Indian Workers Prepare to Plant Tea Ca. 1921

Indian Workers Prepare to Plant Tea Ca. 1921

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Tea-drinking enjoyed an upsurge in popularity in Britain in the mid-19th century, when it became known as the national beverage. An increase in the demand for tea, as well as the British East India Company's loss of their monopoly on tea trade with China, led the British to consider cultivating tea in their colonies in northeastern India. There, the weather was ideal for tea production. Indian tea soon constituted a significant amount of the tea consumed in Britain.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , WPA Film Library, , [1921]
Copyright Date: ©1921
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (2 min., 4 sec.)) : sound
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Additional Contributors: Films Media Group
WPA Film Library


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