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Children's Mug

1970.1310.283 (RS191571)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Cylindrical with loop handle. Black transfer print with "Dr. Franklin's Poor Richard" theme and inscriptions; one scene; and patterned triangles. Central image of a man, woman, and child standing in front of a large stone building.\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"THE WAY TO WEALTH/ OR/ DR FRANKLIN'S/ Poor Richard/ ILLUSTRATED"
(Black transfer print)
"BEING LESSONS FOR YOUTH/ ON/ INDUSTRY/ Temperance/ FRUGALITY &.c"

"For age & want / save while you may no morning sun / lasts all the day."
"Experience / keeps a dear School but Fools will / learn in no other."
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/2 (H), 2 5/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.283
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
289056

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