Stamp Act Repealed Teapot

Creator: Cockpit Hill Factory

Context: This teapot was created in 1766 by a British manufacturer after the repeal of the Stamp Act by the British Parliament.

Audience: Americans celebrating the repeal of the Stamp Act.

Purpose: To increase the company's sales by appealing to the interests of American consumers.

Historical Significance: This teapot reveals the growth of a transatlantic consumer market during the years before the American Revolution. It also shows the shrewdness of British manufacturers who overlooked political interests in order to satisfy the desires of American consumers and generate sales.