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Children's Mug

1970.1310.408 (RS214114)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Black transfer-printed design, mostly text, commemorating the Great Fire in New York City on December 16, 1835.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Conflagration / CITY OF NEW YORK / 16th Dec. 1835 / 700 Houses burnt / Amount Property destroyed / 25.000.000 DOLLARS / did not affect Public Credit" (Black transfer-printed text)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
1 7/8 x 1 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.408
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43605

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