An East India Company tea auction in London, ca. 1830.- London's Tea Auctions made Britian the centre of the tea trade for 300 years, until the final auction in 1998. Hidden London, Teas Auction, Company Teas, East India, High Teas, London Teas, India Teas, British India, Teas In India
On April 27, British parliament passes the tea act in 1773. It gave the British east India company control over the tea trade. It created protests among the colonists which led to the boston tea party.