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.

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.

1835 One Rupee coin issued by the East India Company. en.wikipedia.org  (PD-180)

1835 One Rupee coin issued by the East India Company. en.wikipedia.org (PD-180)

Indian Ink: Script and Print in the Making of the English East India Company

Indian Ink: Script and Print in the Making of the English East India Company (Hardcover)

Indian Ink: Script and Print in the Making of the English East India Company

Source: British Library British East India Company advertisement of curiosities of the day - 1704

Source: British Library British East India Company advertisement of curiosities of the day - 1704

Commander, Honouable East India Company uull dress coat, crcaa 1818.  Tail coat of fine blue wool lined with white silk twill. Large, heavy button back lapel faced with black velvet and embroidered with a twist pattern, outlining the buttonhole. The embroidery is done in satin stitch with metal thread. Each lapel has 10 gilt metal buttons with the coat of arms of the Company. The coat also has a large stand up collar of black velvet embroidered with metal thread.

Commander, Honouable East India Company uull dress coat, crcaa 1818. Tail coat of fine blue wool lined with white silk twill. Large, heavy button back lapel faced with black velvet and embroidered with a twist pattern, outlining the buttonhole. The embroidery is done in satin stitch with metal thread. Each lapel has 10 gilt metal buttons with the coat of arms of the Company. The coat also has a large stand up collar of black velvet embroidered with metal thread.

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