The Food ClipArt gallery offers 74 illustrations of items such as cuts of beef, biscuits, bread, butter, cakes, canned goods, milk, olives, pies, and potatoes. See also the Fruit and Vegetable galleries in the Plant ClipArt collection.

The tea leaves are taken to long, low tables where the stems and uncurled leaves are separated and discarded.

Sorting Leaves

The tea leaves are taken to long, low tables where the stems and uncurled leaves are separated and discarded.

A decoction of flesh, vegetables, etc., highly seasoned.

Soup

A decoction of flesh, vegetables, etc., highly seasoned.

After tea leaves are removed from the furnace, a worker stirs them by hand.

Stirring Leaves

After tea leaves are removed from the furnace, a worker stirs them by hand.

The leaves of a shrub or small tree, a native of China and Japan; usually shipped in boxes.

Tea

The leaves of a shrub or small tree, a native of China and Japan; usually shipped in boxes.

The tea leaves are steamed until they reach a desirable fragrance.  They are then rolled or kneaded by hand into balls.

Tea balls

The tea leaves are steamed until they reach a desirable fragrance. They are then rolled or kneaded by…

Tea leaves are placed in tiered, horizontally arranged baskets.  The floor has a channel running its entire length burning with charcoal; the baskets are placed above said channel in order to dry the leaves within.

Tea Drying in Baskets

Tea leaves are placed in tiered, horizontally arranged baskets. The floor has a channel running its…

A machine with protruding handles used to roll tea leaves into balls.

Tea Leaf Roller

A machine with protruding handles used to roll tea leaves into balls.

A kuo basket is placed above a furnace to be hand-stirred by a worker in order to regulate the leaf temperature. Two other workers stoke the flames.

Tea Leaf Treatment

A kuo basket is placed above a furnace to be hand-stirred by a worker in order to regulate the leaf…

Tea leaves taken from the steam bath and laid on a mat to cool.

Tea Leaves Cooling

Tea leaves taken from the steam bath and laid on a mat to cool.

An illustration of a can of tomatoes.

Can of Tomatoes

An illustration of a can of tomatoes.

Grape vines.

Vines

Grape vines.

An illustration of a bottle of wine.

Bottle of Wine

An illustration of a bottle of wine.

A winnowing machine was traditionally used to separate yield from chaff. The pictured type of winnowing machine was likely used to separate chaff from tea leaves.

Winnowing Machine

A winnowing machine was traditionally used to separate yield from chaff. The pictured type of winnowing…

Tea leaves are passed through sieves then winnowed via tossing on large bamboo trays.

Winnowing Tea Leaves

Tea leaves are passed through sieves then winnowed via tossing on large bamboo trays.