Wenceslaus Hollar, “Cia or Te Herbe” from Nieuhof, Johannes, 1618-1672.
An embassy from the East-India Company of the United Provinces, to the Grand Tartar Cham, Emperour of China, 1669.


Houghton Library, Harvard University

One of the earliest Western depictions of tea. There is an 18th century tea caddy at the Fitzwilliam Museum at Cambridge decorated with this image.