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Tea warehouse

Mitchell Library, Glasgow Collection

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Tea warehouse

J & A Ferguson's tea warehouse at 121 Trongate, on the corner of New Wynd, c 1872.

The warehouse was built by tea and sugar merchants, William McEwan, Sons & Co, in 1827 and occupied by the firm until 1855. It was said to have been the first warehouse in the city to have plate glass windows.

Reference: Mitchell Library, GC 941.435 GOR

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning

Keywords:
horses and carriages, merchants, plate glass windows, shops, sugar, sugar merchants/refiners, sugar refiners, tea, tea dealers, warehouses, William McEwan, Sons & Co, J & A Ferguson



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