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Children's Mug

1970.1310.1 (RS187950)

Description

Children's mug with idyllic landscape to the left of text "Flowers That Never Fade". On right, a ship and rowboat dominate a city-scape. Type is slanted and smudged.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1825
Inscriptions
"FLOWERS THAT NEVER FADE / LIBERTY / The sailor's the guard of / Columbia's coast/ Our pride, our glory, our / strength & boast, / Without him we Columbians / might this very day/ Be groaning in slav'ry from / foreigners' sway." (Transfer-printed)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/4 (H), 2 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43219

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