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Children's Mug

1970.1310.923 (RS197568)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Black transfer printed image of a man galloping on a horse as his cloak falls to the ground with corresponding inscription.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815
Inscriptions
"JOHN GILPIN/ The wind did blow, the cloak did fly/ Like streamer long and gay, / Till, loop and button failing both,/ At last it flew away." (Black transfer printing)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Knickknack
Mug, Decorative
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/4 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.923
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
44097

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