Tea History: John Gray

Part of our monthly series on tea history.  History has left records of many tea companies who are no longer in existence.  John Gray & Co was a tea dealer located at 32 Albany St in Edinburgh.  Here, you can see a lable for 1 pound of Gray’s Super Quality Tea.

Four labels for Gray's Tea mounted on card

Thanks to Edinburgh City of Print for the image. You can see more of their work in Flickr.


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