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Children's Mug

1970.1310.9 (RS193247)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Cylindrical with loop handle and leaf terminals. Black transfer printed with Dr. Franklin's / Poor Richard theme with decorative triangles on sides. Indoor scene depicts two standing men and one man seated at a table, with a dog lying on the floor. Red painted line around rim, and red accents on handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"BEING LESSONS FOR YOUTH / ON / INDUSTRY / Temperance / FRUGALITY & c" (Black transfer print)
"If you would know the value of money try to borrow some / When the [well] is dry they know the worth of water."
"THE WAY TO WEALTH / OR / DR. FRANKLIN'S / Poor Richard / ILLUSTRATED"
"FOGG / ART MUSEUM / LOAN / 140.1939" (Paper label on bottom)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/2 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.9
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43227

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