An engraved scene of the Black Tea District in Bohea, famous for its distinctive tea.

Black Tea District Scene

An engraved scene of the Black Tea District in Bohea, famous for its distinctive tea.

Unlike Chinese tea making methods (which involve plucking only three leaves), Indian methods are shown to pluck up to six leaves.

plucked leaves (six)

Unlike Chinese tea making methods (which involve plucking only three leaves), Indian methods are shown…

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.

Three Chinese tea leaves. In some Chinese tea making processes, only the first three leaves were picked.

Three tea leaves

Three Chinese tea leaves. In some Chinese tea making processes, only the first three leaves were picked.