Earthenware children's mug. Cylindrical with handle [missing]. Blue transfer print with "Dr. Franklin's Poor Richard" theme and inscriptions; one scene; and patterned triangles. Central image of three men drinking and smoking in a room full of wooden kegs. Over painted with red, green, and blue.\n
"THE WAY TO WEALTH/ OR/ DR FRANKLIN'S/ Poor Richard/ ILLUSTRATED"
(Blue transfer print)
"BEING LESSONS FOR YOUTH/ ON/ INDUSTRY/ Temperance/ FRUGALITY"
"Not to oversee / Workmen is to leave them / your purse open."
"If you would have / a faithful Servant & one that you / like serve yourself"
- Object type
- Household Accessory
- Descriptive terms
- 2 1/2 (H), 2 5/8 (diameter) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell