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Children's Mug

1970.1310.49 (RS193238)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Cylindrical with ear-shaped handle. Black transfer printed with Dr. Franklin's / Poor Richard theme with decorative triangles on sides. Indoor scene with fireplace and several people, including a man sitting and reading in a chair. \n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1880
Inscriptions
"THE WAY TO WEALTH / OR / DR. FRANKLIN'S / Poor Richard / ILLUSTRATED" (Black transfer print)
"BEING LESSONS FOR YOUTH / ON / INDUSTRY / Temperance / FRUGALITY &c"
"Keep thy Shop and thy Shop will keep thee. / If you would have your business done go if not send."
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/4 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.49
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
290090

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