Women and Tea in the Victorian Era
|Barnegat Branch of the Ocean County Library|
|Mar 25, 2017|
Tea was introduced to England in the middle of the 17th century. It was an exotic and expensive beverage. At first it was purchased in coffee houses frequented only be men. By the middle of the 19th century the price of tea was no longer exorbitant and was consumed on a regular basis by all classes. Learn how tea had an impact on both upper and working class woman. Discover how tea affected women’s social events, dress styles, business ventures and health.
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