Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-289056

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Cylindrical with loop handle. Black transfer print with "Dr. Franklin's Poor Richard" theme and inscriptions; one scene; and patterned triangles. Central image of a man, woman, and child standing in front of a large stone building.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"THE WAY TO WEALTH/ OR/ DR FRANKLIN'S/ Poor Richard/ ILLUSTRATED"
(Black transfer print)
"BEING LESSONS FOR YOUTH/ ON/ INDUSTRY/ Temperance/ FRUGALITY &.c"

"For age & want / save while you may no morning sun / lasts all the day."
"Experience / keeps a dear School but Fools will / learn in no other."

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.283

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 1/2 (H), 2 5/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.283