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Photos for Bonus Episode - While There is Tea, There is Hope!

The first tea was reputedly drunk in China, way back in the 3rd millennium BC. The story goes that a tea leaf fell into some water being boiled for the emperor, and he found the taste so refreshing that he felt compelled to start a trend...


We visited a beautiful exhibition curated by the Horniman Museum in London, to discover more about the history of tea across the world. Below you'll find photographs of the exhibits we talk about in the podcast episode.






Tea Caddy (to preserve taste and smell)




Tea Bricks




Opium Smoker's Box





Photographs were taken by Sistory History at the "Chá, Chai, Tea" exhibition, (Horniman Museum & Gardens, Forest Hill, London).

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