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Children's Mug

1970.1310.1022 (RS196139)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Black transfer-printed design of a women leaning over a balcony to watch a young man horse racing, inscription included.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1820
Inscriptions
"JOHN GILPIN/ At Edmonton, his loving wife/ From the balcony spied/ Her tender husband wondering much/ To see how he did ride." (Transfer-printing)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Knickknack
Mug, Decorative
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/2 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.1022
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
44191

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