The history of English and Russian tea traditions "There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hourdedicated to the ceremonyknown as afternoon tea." Henry James
Contents: •The history of tea in England•The history of tea in Russia•The differences between the two great traditions
The history of tea in England
Tea arrive in Great Britain ●In 1597 tea was first mentioned in Englishculture.● The 1st batch of tea was imported in Great Britain by ship.
Anna, the 17th Duchess of Bedford Anna began inviting guests to join her for a cup of tea and some sweets in the afternoon, in order to fill the long gap between breakfast and late dinners. This pause for tea became a fashionable social event. During the 1880's upper-class and society women would change into long gowns, gloves and hats for their afternoon tea. Anna was a lifelong friend of Queen Victoria.
Anna began asking her servant to bring the tea to her private room (the Blue Drawing Room at Woburn Abbey) at 5 o’clock so that the Duchess could enjoy a cup of tea with a slice or two of bread and butter.
The types of tea-drinking High-tea Low-tea 5-o’clock-tea The tea, which Delicate and The tea is drank was drank during elegant tea, in 5 o’clock diner, usually by drank with every day in middle classes England
Traditional English tea consists of: dainty sandwiches scones served with clotted creampreserves assorted sweets cakes and pastriesEnglish biscuits
Richard Twining Twinings tea companywas founded in 1706.Its tea is spread all over the world and is loved For its standard andrefined taste.
Lipton- the most famous tea company “Direct from the teagardens to the tea pot” Lipton tea company was founded in the 90th years of XIX century.
George Dunlop Leslie “Five o'clock”
Alfred Oliver “Tea-drinking in the garden”
Luis Carroll“Alice in wonderland”
The history of tea in Russia
Tea arrive in Russia In 1638 the two Cossack atamans brought from China the unknown beverage – tea to the tsar Mikhail Fyodorovich. In the 17th grand people drank tea as the medicine, they thought that it had healing powers.
Traditional Russian tea consists of: tarts with marmaladehomemade jamround cracknelsgingerbreadscurd pattieslump sugar fruits
Types of Russian tea Brewed, Sweetened Tea with strong tea with a generous slices of amount of sugar lemon
Russian tea is drank from samovar
Б. М. Кустодиев «Купчиха за чаем». 1918 «Купчиха на балконе». 1920
Н. Богданов – Бельский «День рождения в саду»
Н. Богданов – Бельский «Новые хозяева. Чаепитие». 1913
My family and tea My mother has many kinds of tea from different companies: “Lipton”, “Ahmad”, “Twinings”, “Anna Bedford”.
My mother has also special dishes There are some delicate bone china cups, teapots and beautiful plates in her cupboards.
Thank you for attention!!! The work made by Pan Alinathe pupil of the 8th class of school № 9